Professionals in rural and regional Australia such as hairdressers, accountants and bank managers often play the role of counsellors too.
Depression and anxiety during pregnancy are only recently gaining attention. But seeking help early can make a big difference for expecting mothers – and for their children and families.
When does a healthy concern about your health tip over into illness anxiety?
Many of us don’t treat alcohol with the respect the drug demands.
Research shows that kindness towards oneself, or self compassion, could improve motivation.
Seawater has been used to treat skin problems, sinuses and mental health issues for centuries. And the evidence largely stacks up.
How you use social media can provide warning signs of depression or anxiety.
Because educating young people about mental health and well-being is no simple task
Exposure therapy, where people face their feared social situations, is one treatment that can be used to treat social anxiety. So how does it work?
Men who see themselves as playboys, and as having power over women, are more prone to poor mental health than those who conform less to traditionally masculine norms, according to a new study.
While some respectable organisations have lists of recommended apps, very few of these apps are supported by experimental evidence.
The number of children calling Childline with anxiety is rising – but kids do learn to cope.
There are ways to manage exam anxiety so that it doesn’t hugely impact your performance.
If you’re an Australian teenager or young adult diagnosed with cancer, there’s good news: overall survival rates are good and getting better. But what can you expect from life after cancer treatment?
Research has made some disturbing findings. Here's what we can do about it.
The key to finding the right partner is all in your head.
Celebrating mental health is a great opportunity to make the right changes to keep workers happy – and productive.
The clinical committee reviewing obstetrics services for the federal government's Medicare review said suicide is one of the leading causes of maternal death in Australia. Is that true?
People risk being physically harmed during violent protests. But there is also an emotional element at play.
Just like apes, humans fear the unknown, and that's why there's so much uncertainty this week as markets brace for an interest-rate decision by the Federal Reserve.