The mental health crisis occurring in tandem with COVID-19 has stressed resources and stretched service waitlists into years. There is an urgent need for prevention strategies, not just treatment.
Paying out for vital services has a serious impact on mental health.
The line between what is normal and what is pathological has blurred. We risk our collective sanity and our planet if we stick to business as usual.
The federal budget's A$2.3 billion for mental health may well make it easier to access services. But there's no guarantee this will translate to improved mental health in Australia — here's why.
A better understanding of ADHD in girls will enable earlier recognition, diagnosis and, importantly, treatment for girls, than currently exists.
Our study shows that higher levels of mental wellbeing is associated with less money being spent on health and social care.
Ultimately, these studies will help us to make sense of how the pandemic is reshaping higher education.
Dogs might be helping people through the pandemic, but should we be concerned by unprepared, impulsive dog purchases?
A new study asked over 1,000 workers how productive they were at home, and the results shine a light into how companies should approach remote working in future.
All that planning, shopping, prepping, serving and cleaning can pay off with better physical and mental health for all members of the family.
These are some of the key features and policies that trans prospective students may want to consider in their college exploration process.
Victoria Police recently won the rights not to be contacted out of work hours. They are not the only employees who need a proper break from work.
The survey also found that trans people who live in their affirmed gender report experiencing less stigma, anxiety and depression.
Provider burnout is expensive for the health system given its associations with low quality of care, absenteeism, and high workforce turnover.
When dealing with a difficult event, such as the current pandemic, the electrical current that governs our brains is altered, affecting behaviour and mood.
A significant portion of teenagers' social development happens online. The risks are well known, but the benefits of peer support are often overlooked.
A psychologist and expert on gender diversity explains strategies for creating a healthy environment for trans or nonbinary kids.
Combating catastrophic demoralization and suicidal thoughts during COVID-19 means supporting people to reconnect with their values, with meaning in life and with others.
The COVID-19 pandemic has not only increased risk factors for violence, but also simultaneously decreased resiliency for individuals as well as communities.
A lack of emotional support within the police is leading to PTSD and burnout.