Incidents of racism have risen sharply but football institutions are failing to address the issue properly
Lack of access to quality reading instruction and early diagnoses and intervention of reading disorders can have significant, long-lasting effects.
Early intervention with reading challenges has very high success rates for supporting reading development, but it is much more difficult to improve reading skills in older students.
Social media platforms are increasingly offering mental health support tools to users. The jury is still out on whether it will do any good
It's hell to lose your sense of smell.
It is possible to 'gamble responsibly', with these handy tips. But if you can't, there's help.
The way you pursue your goals can be the difference between maintaining happiness or feeling stressed. Try not to overthink it and break big goals up into smaller, more manageable ones.
Digital technology may help improve the effectiveness of anti-stigma education programs.
People seeking mental health care still encounter stigma, even within the health system. New tools for teaching and sharing information may help address it.
Salon workers – who are usually women – report clients sharing details of domestic violence, health issues and heartbreak.
While popular portrayals of hairdressers and beauticians present them as "bimbos", salons can also provide a refuge for clients to share painful realities.
Everyone has a different reason for sharing a mental health story.
Here's what you need to know before you share your mental health story, or ask others to share.
Canberra’s hazardous air quality forced its universities to close campuses.
Universities can help students affected by the bushfires by learning from what others have done in past crises.
Shy bladder, or paruresis, is classified as a form of social anxiety disorder.
Anxiety around going to the toilet in a public place is a recognised mental health condition. We explored the thought processes behind shy bladder and shy bowel to better understand these disorders.
How a technique to instil healthy habits can prevent those recovering from depression from relapsing.
Initial NDIS planning failed to recognise the unique needs and challenges of people with mental illnesses.
Some people with mental illnesses are unable to work or look after themselves but because their conditions are episodic, it's difficult to meet the NDIS entry requirement of having a permanent disability.
More than 50% of nursing home residents experience symptoms of depression.
Expanding suicide prevention frameworks to include aged care residents, aligning nursing home life with community living, and improving residents' access to mental heath services will be key.
We all struggle from time to time, but many people benefit from seeing a therapist.
You might need to visit a few therapists to find one you can connect and engage with. If cost or access are issues, you might even like to go online.
One-fifth of U.S. teen girls reported experiencing major depression in 2017.
New research finds that the different ways boys and girls use digital technology might explain the discrepancy.
Firefighters in Kangaroo Island, South Australia. First responders’ experiences on the front line make them susceptible to post-traumatic stress disorder and other mental health problems.
Emergency service workers already have poorer mental health than the rest of us. In the wake of this bushfire crisis, we need to make the well-being of our first responders a top priority.
Rolling images and stories of bushfire devastation can take a toll.
The risk of mental health problems associated with this bushfire season extends well beyond those living in directly affected regions.
Remote workers, particularly in the fields of mining and construction, are at greater risk of mental health problems. And accessing quality mental health care can be difficult for them.
Participants of both virtual reality-based and Skype-based therapy sessions voted greatly in favour of using VR, reporting high levels of engagement and realism.
Religious counsellors are an important part of society.
Religious counsellors form one of several avenues where people seek help for problems that they encounter in life.