Early intervention is a proven way to address the burden of mental ill health. We just need to better understand who is at risk of developing a mental disorder – and how best to treat them.
Using smartphones and wearable devices to identify mental health symptoms and deliver psychotherapy will allow more people to access quality care, according to one psychiatrist.
Awareness campaigns can only go so far to stopping the stigmatization of mental health. Change occurs once we stop shaming ourselves and others for our bias.
While the KonMari method will help many people declutter their houses and reassess what they really need, for people with clinical hoarding disorder the process is much more complicated.
Australia is spending cast amounts of money commemorating the war dead, but it's time we took better care of ex-servicepeople who are still living.
Not all terrorist incidents have mental illness as a causal factor, and most violent acts are committed by people without a mental illness.
Smoking rates are high among Australians with a mental illness. Quitting is likely to improve their physical and mental health; supporting them to do so should be part of mental health care.
Sidney Jeffryes achieved a world first by establishing wireless contact between Antarctica and Australia. But his mental illness meant he gradually vanished from history - until now.
Current rules about who meets the eligibility criteria for autism support services are patchy and inconsistent, meaning those with the greatest need don't necessarily have the greatest access.
Some viewers will object to the reality TV format of How 'Mad' Are You, but the show achieves its aim of breaking down stigma.
Genes, drugs in early life, and stress have been linked to the development of schizophrenia.
Frantz Fanon recognised mental illness as a real experience and offered an understanding of it being influenced by society and culture.
New research has found one in five dads has experienced symptoms of depression and/or anxiety after having children.
Student athletes may sometimes be put on a pedestal, but they experience problems just like any student. They sometimes may be harder to reach, however. A novel program suggests a winning approach.
The Verdins principles affect the way offenders with mental health problems are sentenced in a court of law.
More needs to be done to stop professional athletes reaching crisis point with their mental health.
Research offers some scientific ways to overcome anxiety.
Are most homeless mentally ill? Is it inevitable that a society will have homeless people? A researcher digs into the real data on homelessness.
As fans of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain try to make sense of their tragic deaths, a question arises for many. How can people who seem to have everything end up ending their lives?
We conducted interviews with over 60 residents of a tent city. Their voices challenge common misconceptions.