Allowing whānau to be more engaged in the coronial investigation into a suicide would help provide answers for family – and help mental health services improve preventative measures.
Suicide rates jumped in the Murray Darling Basin following extreme drought and hotter temperatures, a new study shows. The findings highlight the need for action to manage climate change impacts.
Tyson Fury has a history of mental ill health, something which is reflected in his series, At Home With The Furys on Netflix.
Suicide in Ghana is regarded as taboo for most families.
Potential inaccuracies in CDC high school surveys may have created an exaggerated perception that LGBQ youth engage in risky behaviors, new research shows.
An increase in anti-Asian hate incidents during the pandemic contributed to a rise in depression among Asian and Asian American college students, a study found.
The media storm that is building on equity work after the death of a Toronto school principal will test Canadians’ commitment to doing the work needed to be done to address racism.
The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline is for anyone experiencing suicidal thoughts, emotional distress, substance abuse issues or mental health problems.
We estimate that unemployment and underemployment in the 13 years between 2004 and 2016 directly resulted in more than 3,000 Australian deaths by suicide.
Chronic traumatic encephalopathy is a devastating form of dementia, which causes a decline in brain functioning and increased risk of mental illness.
Similar techniques used to identify criminals have been employed to unmask anonymous authors. But they aren’t foolproof.
Higher levels of income inequality in youth are associated with increased ‘deaths of despair’ in young Canadians.
The mental health of front-line officers has drawn considerable attention, yet research shows that justice professionals working with traumatic material can also suffer psychological distress.
There is often a long delay between the onset of bipolar symptoms and correct diagnosis and treatment which puts vulnerable young people at risk of suicide.
In Canada, over 50 per cent of female students in Ontario have reported moderate to severe psychological distress. One in four girls has been sexually abused by the time they turn 18.
University students are particularly at high risk of depression. One global study suggests 21% of students have major depressive disorder.
Carers can be left to figure it out for themselves, without support. Here’s what can help.
New research points to feelings of failure, hopelessness, loneliness and sadness as some of the potential reasons Black young people are considering or carrying out suicide at unprecedented rates.
Vivian can’t believe her luck when she inherits a clifftop house – but the house comes with unexpected responsibilities.
You can make an enormous difference by asking someone the right questions and being there for them.