The Banyans Health and Wellness believes education regarding mental health conditions and substance dependency is an important part of our mission.
We are prepared to speak out to promote awareness and to encourage those who need it to seek help.
Please contact Media Liaison Lauren Phillips on 1300 226 926 or [email protected] with any interview requests or for information.
The Banyans Health and Wellness and The Banyans Medical Centre General Practitioner Dr Leanne Barron shared her insights in a 9Honey article about eating disorders in Australia.
Story published on February 24, 2022.
Addiction Medicine Specialist and Chief Medical Officer of The Banyans Healthcare Group Dr Christian Rowan talks about how to tell if you are a high-functioning alcoholic and the long-term dangers of drinking beyond the recommended limit.
Story published on February 4, 2022.
Listen to The Banyans Healthcare Group CEO Ruth Limkin’s December 2021 interview with 4BC where she discusses the rising number of women experiencing burnout, the symptoms of chronic stress and burnout, and how to seek help for these conditions.
The Banyans Healthcare Group released data showing a 140% increase in enquiries for chronic stress and burnout over the 12 months to November 2021. CEO Ruth Limkin explained to The Courier-Mail that 65% of these enquiries were from women and many also disclosed an increasing reliance on alcohol as a result of their stress.
Story published on December 13, 2021.
The Banyans Healthcare Group thanks Melbourne Storm player Cameron Munster for the courage he has shown in sharing his story of health challenges and undergoing rehabilitation treatment with us.
Telling his story will help others to seek the help they need and further erode the stigma around these health issues.
Story published on December 12, 2021.
CEO Ruth Limkin, Clinical Director Peter Hayton, and Chief Medical Officer Dr Christian Rowan spoke with Christy Johns from Brisbane Online News and Brisbane’s Westside Community News to discuss how The Banyans Health Plus is providing treatment to women for COVID-led health challenges.
The stories were published on November 29, 2021.
Dr Leanne Barron, General Practitioner with a special interest in eating disorders, spoke with The Courier-Mail about the increase in the number of mature-aged women seeking treatment for eating disorders and the possible reasons behind this surge.
Story published in The Courier-Mail on November 18, 2021.
Interview done with 7NEWS Sydney on October 29, 2021.
Listen to Addiction Medicine Specialist Dr Christian Rowan‘s October 2021 interview with 4BC Presenter Scott Emerson on the potential for drug overdoses when the Queensland border reopens.
Read The Courier-Mail’s October 2021 article ‘Queensland border reopening: Experts warn of rise in drug overdoses’, which includes expert opinions from Addiction Medicine Specialist Dr Christian Rowan and CEO Ruth Limkin.
Story published on October 25, 2021.
Watch the June 2021 Sky News documentary “Australia’s Cocaine Crisis” with Peter Stefanovic and featuring The Banyans Health and Wellness.