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Read our blog posts written by our Communications and Policy team.

Topics covered include mental health, advocacy and policy and aim to educate, create awareness, and chip away at the stigma associated with mental illness.  

Dr Richard Schweizer is a consumer advocate and Policy Officer at One Door Mental Health. Diagnosed with schizophrenia at age 23, Richard is a keen public speaker about mental illness. Richard is also a serial student, having completed degrees in Arts and Law, a Masters in Journalism and a PhD about the sociology of schizophrenia.

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The Emergency Department or a Cup of Tea?
Dr Ellen Marks from One Door Mental Health's blog on The Emergency Department or a Cup of Tea? 24 Oc ...
Category tag: Advocacy | Blog | Mental Illness
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What is Mental Health First Aid
Dr Richard Schweizer from One Door Mental Health's blog on What is Mental Health First Aid. 26 Septe ...
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Coming out with Anxiety
Dr Richard Schweizer from One Door Mental Health's blog on Coming out with Anxiety. 25 July 2018.
Category tag: Anxiety | Blog | Mental Health
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Eccentricity vs Mental Illness
Dr Richard Schweizer from One Door Mental Health's blog on the fine line between eccentricity and me ...
Category tag: Stigma | Blog | Mental Illness
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Meditation and Mental Health
Dr Richard Schweizer from One Door Mental Health's blog on Meditation and Mental Health. 14 May 2018 ...
Category tag: Anxiety | Depression | Blog | Mental Health
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First-Onset Psychosis
Dr Richard Schweizer from One Door Mental Health on First-Onset Psychosis. 08 Mar 2018.
Category tag: Psychosis | Blog | Mental Illness