“We’ve made huge progress regarding the reflection of blame and judgment towards others. But we still have an enormous way to go on what’s called self-stigma,” Health Minister Greg Hunt tells news.com.au. In the past, the public discourse around mental health has largely focused on convincing people not to judge each other. The next, increasingly urgent step is to stop people from judging themselves. This month, news.com.au has been raising awareness for good mental health with its campaign Let’s Make Some Noise . We’ve specifically highlighted the issue of anxiety — its cost to employers, the community, families and, most importantly, sufferers. Those sufferers are far from alone. In any given year, about 2.5 million Australians battle a type of anxiety disorder. It is now the most common mental illness in the country, and the top condition that prompts people to visit their GP. Nevertheless, those people often feel […]