Students, manage your stress with these top tips.
Imagining the ideal school.
Almost half of residents in Australia’s residential aged care facilities suffer from depression.
Australia's aged care sector is in trouble. Our experts have previously explored the complex aspects of the system, exposing where the problems are, and have been for some time.
Death by suicide isn’t always related to depression. Relationship, job and legal problems can give rise to feelings of hopelessness. Six screening questions may help.
Death by suicide has increased at an alarming rate in recent decades. With September being Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, an expert offers screening questions that even laypeople can use.
It’s mostly about listening.
R U OK Day is tomorrow, encouraging all of us to check in with others to see if they’re OK. But what if someone says “no”? What should you say or do? Should you tell someone else? What resources can you…
There is stigma surrounding emotional disorders, which prevents people from seeking help. And most people often don’t know that they or their friends or family have depressive symptoms.
Counsellors in schools and general practitioners and nurses should be equipped with tools to detect symptoms of mental health problems.
Foods that contain omega 3 have been found to increase brain function.
We all know some foods are good for our physical health, but what about our mental health?
President Donald Trump, August 30, 2018.
Revelations about the president's behavior in a new book and an unsigned op-ed, writes a Yale psychiatrist, support what she and mental health specialists have warned: Trump is dangerously unstable.
People use misters to cool down in Montréal, Monday, July 2, 2018, during a heatwave in the city.
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Climate change poses a threat to our mental health. Building connected communities is one way to combat a rise in suicide rates as global temperatures increase.
Mental well-being should be embedded into education.
Focusing on two determinants of mental health can help pupils prevent issues arising.
Herbalists mostly recommend treating underlying physiological condition through herbal remedies.
Understanding the different beliefs about disorders is important in efforts to improve mental health care in developing countries.
Abusive bosses might be to blame for the growing epidemic of mental ill health among UK workers.
Andy Murray’s secret to success? Being good to himself.
Research confirms what the world’s elite sports stars already know – being kinder to yourself, and to others, and being grateful is good for your mental health.
Children whose father experiences mental illness are more likely to experience emotional or behavioural problems.
New research has found one in five dads has experienced symptoms of depression and/or anxiety after having children.
A more joined up approach is needed to make sure support for students is there when it's required.
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Everybody benefits from more resilient children.
A group of basketball players talking and appearing to have fun. A recent study showed that college athletes benefited from special counseling designed for them.
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.
Being inattentive and unable to focus rather than disruptive means that ADHD in girls is going undiagnosed.
The Verdins principles affect the way offenders with mental health problems are sentenced in a court of law.
Research shows that some mindfulness-based interventions for psychotic symptoms can offer people insight into their experiences, and relieve symptoms of anxiety and depression.
Anti-psychotic drugs work well for only about 30 per cent of schizophrenia patients. Meditation can offer them a route to self-acceptance and reduced anxiety.