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New mobile phone ban to protect primary school kids’ mental health

Mobile phones will be banned in primary school classrooms in a New South Wales Government bid to reduce online bullying and risk factors associated with students’ mental health. The introduction of the new law was announced Thursday and followed a commission in June led by psychologist Dr Michael Carr-Gregg. Under the new rules, students will…

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Singapore study finds mental illness more prevalent in young adults

Young Singaporean adults aged 18-34 are most at risk of developing a mental health illness, a Singapore Mental Health Study has found. A report on the findings, released on Tuesday this week, showed individuals in that age group were most likely to have experienced bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, alcohol abuse, and obsessive compulsive disorder.…

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VIVA! clinches two Highly Commended gongs at PRIA National Golden Target Awards

VIVA! Communications clinched two Highly Commended gongs at the 42nd annual Public Relations Institute of Australia’s (PRIA) National Golden Target Awards (GTAs) in Sydney last night (October 30, 2018). Gathering at the elegant Hyde Park Doltone House, Team VIVA! joined Australia’s leading PR practitioners to hear the much-anticipated results of the 20+ PR categories representing…

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Varian & GenesisCare form strategic partnership for cancer care research & increased access to care for Australian patients

Varian and GenesisCare have today (Wednesday, October 24, 2018) announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding for the formation of a strategic partnership for cancer care research and to increase access to advanced cancer care across Australia. The partnership between Varian, a global leader in developing and delivering cancer care solutions, and GenesisCare, Australia’s…

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