The HeLiPAd project is a GP-led program that aims to break cycles of poor wellbeing by boosting health literacy among disadvantaged youth populations.
Despite the fact that up to 700,000 Australians have, or are at risk of developing, gambling problems, only about 15% of those people disclose that to a healthcare professional. The identification of problem gambling remains an obscured area of general practice.
Young people often have strong views and values around different mental health treatment options, particularly the use of antidepressants, and it is important to involve them in the decision-making process.
GPs and registrars can benefit from a better understanding of the medico-legal aspects of general practice supervision.
Fad diets are nothing new and people can often rely on books, celebrities and media reports for information and ideas about diet and nutrition. What answers can GPs provide when patients wish to discuss these diet trends?