Faaez Samadi
Dec 4, 2018

Six out of 10 Australian creatives at risk of depression

TOP OF THE CHARTS: First in-depth study into mental illness in the creative, media and marketing industries finds high stress levels, but also high literacy and support.

Nearly two-thirds of people in Australia’s creative industry have shown symptoms of depression, according to the first major study looking at mental illness in the country’s media, marketing and creative industries from Never Not Creative, Everymind and UnLtd.

Interviewing more than 1,800 participants across the industries between August and September this year, the study seeks to understand the mental health issues facing the marketing and communications industries in Australia. The study used the Depression,...

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