Health Check

Category: YOUR HEALTH

FREE health checks available with the My health for life program

To help celebrate ‘My health for life’s’ inaugural Health Check Week, our trained My health for life facilitators are conducting FREE 15 minute health checks… Read More

Mental and physical health: an integrated approach

This year, R U OK? Day coincides with Women’s Health Week, providing the perfect opportunity to discuss women’s mental health needs. We sat down with Professor Analise O’Donovan to discuss how our physical, mental and social health are intertwined. Read More

Seeking participants for new Meningococcal vaccine trial

Our Clinical Trial Unit is conducting a trial testing a new combination meningococcal vaccine compared with two vaccines licensed for use in Australia Read More

Seeking participants for recurring Vulvovaginal Candidiasis (Thrush) trial

The research investigates whether an acetic and lactic acid vaginal combination product, has beneficial effects in recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis. Type of volunteers neededPremenopausal females with… Read More

Free services at our student social work clinic

We offer a supportive counselling and case management service to assist clients experiencing a variety of complex social, psychological, family and environmental factors. Our social workers can assist with: - mental health and general wellbeing- supporting parents, children and families- emotion regulation and behaviour concerns- social connections and building stronger relationships- grief and loss- assist with understanding and completion of referrals and documents as needed- a referral pathway* Our student-led social work clinic is fully-supervised by qualified social workers. What do social work actually do? Social workers can assist when a person's health is impacted by complex social, psychological, family and environmental factors. Read More

Walk and talk for Wellness – a new and innovative counselling service

We know that being active, experiencing the outdoors, and connecting with others, are all important for our health, wellbeing and life satisfaction – so why… Read More

Seeking participants for a study on the impact of coronavirus related closures of social care services

A research project led by Griffith University is exploring the effects of COVID-19 related social service closures on the lives of older people, people with… Read More

Some important facts and tips around Men’s Health

It’s fair to say that on average, men often overlook their health when compared to their female counterparts. Some of the statistics around men’s health… Read More

Today is World Eating Disorders Action Day

June 2nd is World Eating Disorders Action Day, an awareness day organised by a global collective of thousands of individual activists, and by more than… Read More

Nick’s ‘six quick tips’ to achieve better health through exercise

The information contained in this article has been prepared by Nicholas Steel, an Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP) and Accredited Exercise Scientist (AES) working in Griffith… Read More