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  1. Dance - health benefits

    Dancing can be a fun way to stay fit for people of all ages and abilities.

  2. Dancing - preventing injury

    Dancing is fun and a great form of exercise, but make sure you avoid injuries.

  3. Dandruff and itching scalp

    Itching scalp can be caused by a number of conditions, including dandruff, seborrhoeic dermatitis and psoriasis.

  4. Darce, café worker, Glenroy

    Now in my life I see a lot of light. I feel genuinely happy, it’s not a mask I wear.” Darce is a mental health advocate and has been diagnosed with borderline personality disorder. Watch Darce’s story about how getting a diagnosis and a support system can really help.

  5. Darryl, Football Coach, Bendigo

    The sudden death of his father rattled Darryl Wilson and saw him reach out to a psychologist for the first time to get help. As a triple-premiership winning football coach at Strathfieldsaye Football Club in Bendigo, Darryl knows that wellbeing is as much about good mental health and connection to community as it is physical health.

  6. Date rape

    Date rape can be especially common among young people who have had little sexual experience and aren’t sure that what they have experienced crosses the line into rape. Many victims of date rape can feel pressure not to report the crime, or feel embarrassed or responsible for the attack.

  7. David Ring, social worker, Melbourne

    David shares his experience with mental health and how being honest about what he was going through empowered him to find the help he needed.

  8. David's story - National Disability Insurance Scheme - NDIS (video)

    Find out how the NDIS has helped improve David's life.

  9. Day surgery and anaesthesia

    Day surgery is completed in one day, usually the person does not have to stay in hospital overnight.