The debate on spanking is over. Scientific studies consistently show that it is harmful to children, increasing the likelihood of mental health problems and antisocial behaviours.
There are several 'gendered risks' in assisted suicide that challenge the idea that women will always be acting autonomously.
The UK has the highest rates of self-harm in Europe.
If a child is old enough to ask about suicide, then they're probably old enough for a discussion about it.
Working-class men have a reputation for repressing their emotions but a new study suggests that might be changing.
Poor sleep in infants and children has been linked to an array of problems, from aggression to poor school performance to diabetes, obesity and suicide. Our expert reviews the science.
People who attempt suicide can access medical care at their clinics but psychologists, psychiatrists and social workers are not part of the primary health care setting.
Youth suicide has reached a ten year high, but suicide and self-harm are still taboo topics in schools.
A snapshot of Australian teens shows most doing well, but as a group they are still plagued by suicide risk, self-harm and mental health problems.
Probation staff need to gain the trust of prisoners.
World Suicide Prevention Day draws attention to the rising tide of teenagers taking their own lives. "Toxic socialization" involving emotional and physical abuse in families is a major cause.
In South Africa one of the biggest barriers to suicide prevention is that psychiatric and substance use services are often not integrated.
Same-sex attracted people have poorer mental health than their heterosexual peers, but In jurisdictions that have legalised same-sex marriage, the gap between the two is much smaller.
One First Nations community stands out in northern Ontario, for its low rates of suicide and other mental health challenges. The residents say it's all about their connection to the land.
When teen romance crashes, adults often see it as trivial or "character building." The truth is, breakups are a major cause of suicide, drug use and self-harm.
Some signs seem to suggest that students studying law are prone to mental health problems and substance abuse.
From '13 Reasons Why' to real-life events, there's been increased scrutiny on the link between bullying and suicide. However, research shows that we may not be getting the full picture.
Researchers found that suicide-related searches soared in the weeks after the show's release. What are the broader public health implications?
What schools should be doing to deal with the crisis in children’s mental health.
Many psychologists claim that 13 Reasons Why could incite young people to take their own lives. But their claims aren't supported by evidence.