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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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Siblings of people with mental illness
Dr Richard Schweizer from One Door Mental Health on siblings of people with mental illness. 12 Dec 2 ...
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Wollongong Men’s Activity Group
One Door’s Area Leader, Deborah Byrne discusses the men’s mental health group on offer at One Door W ...
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Schizophrenia by any other name…
Dr Richard Schweizer from One Door Mental Health on changing how the word schizophrenia is understoo ...
Annual Report
AGM Wrap Blog Post
Announcing One Door's 2018 board members. 4 Dec 2017.
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What’s in a word?
Dr Ellen Marks from One Door Mental Health on the power of healing through change in language. 24 N ...
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Christmas and mental health
Dr Richard Schweizer shares the experience of Christmas when living with a mental illness. 15 Nov 20 ...