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Medibio Launches Global Corporate Mental Health Product

Medibio Launches Global Corporate Mental Health Product

SYDNEY, Australia and MINNEAPOLIS, Apr. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Medibio Limited (MEB or the Company)(ASX:MEB)(OTCQB:MDBIF), a mental health technology company confirms the launch and release of the Company’s Corporate Mental Health for business product and platform (the Platform). The Platform allows businesses to offer employees the chance to ‘check-in on their mental health’ through a [...]

Over 8 in 10 South Koreans With Depression Aren’t Getting Treatment

Over 8 in 10 South Koreans With Depression Aren’t Getting Treatment

SEOUL, April 7 (Korea Bizwire) – Of more than 600,000 individuals with depression in South Korea, only 15 percent are getting professional treatment, a new mental health survey from the Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) revealed yesterday. Experts say it’s most important for those suffering from a mental illness to disclose the condition to those [...]

Poor Students More Prone to Stress and Depression, Report Finds

Poor Students More Prone to Stress and Depression, Report Finds

SEOUL, April 5 (Korea Bizwire) – Teenage students who consider themselves to be economically disadvantaged experience stress, depression and thoughts of suicide significantly more often than those who are better off, according to a report published yesterday. The study conducted by the Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs (KIHASA) on the mental health and health [...]

Seoul Teams Up with Brain Institute to Promote Mental Health for Firefighters

Seoul Teams Up with Brain Institute to Promote Mental Health for Firefighters

SEOUL, Sept. 8 (Korea Bizwire) – In an effort to help ease the extreme levels of stress that firefighters face, the Seoul Metropolitan Fire & Disaster Headquarters and the Ewha Brain Institute at Ewha Womans University have signed a business agreement that will promote the mental health of firefighters.  More specifically, the agreement encompasses the [...]

Too Much Stress Can Kill You: Confessions of Celebs Suffering from Anxiety Disorders

Too Much Stress Can Kill You: Confessions of Celebs Suffering from Anxiety Disorders

SEOUL, Nov.15 (Korea Bizwire) – With popular comedian Jung Hyung-don announcing that he would be taking a break from all the programs he is starring in due to anxiety disorder, interest in the condition has been on the rise. Many other celebrities have also divulged that they suffer from panic disorders and agoraphobia, such as [...]

Health Ministry Publishes “Recommendations on Media’s Suicide Reporting”

Health Ministry Publishes “Recommendations on Media’s Suicide Reporting”

SEOUL, Korea, Sep 11 (Korea Bizwire) – On the “2013 Day for Prevention of Suicide” on September 10, the Ministry of Health & Welfare held a variety of events including publication of the recommendations on media suicide reporting. Minister of Health & Welfare Chin Young said in a keynote speech at the commemoration event held at [...]