A significant proportion of volunteer firefighters report devastating post traumatic stress and thoughts of suicide. We need to support them better.
Small-group learning activities can help students build social skills while enhancing academic achievement. This is particularly important for kids who face bullying or discrimination.
Just when things seemed to be getting back to COVID normal, a new variant has us worried all over again. But we can be kind to our brains and boost well-being in uncertain times.
Having strong social support and a sense of belonging buffered and even reversed some of the harmful effects of stress on genes.
Teens have been through a lot in the pandemic and things won’t simply go back to normal as the nation opens up. Here’s how to support their mental health during the transition.
Research on the front lines of climate change highlights the need to address the mental health outcomes of extreme weather events.
One in three people struggle throughout the winter months with seasonal affective disorder.
Too much time studying isn’t good for you or your grades. The challenge is to find the best balance of study, sleep and other activity to improve learning without compromising well-being.
Individuals who experience suicidal thoughts can show signs of this in the language they use. We analysed more than 100 suicide notes to find these language patterns.
Women can be reluctant to report worrying symptoms and when they do, these symptoms can be dismissed, our research shows.
Solving the cognition crisis requires we get smart about our own minds, and there’s never been a more vital time to do that.
Eco-anxiety is an understandable response to the many crises the world faces. Here are four ways to help you cope.
Migration can be a matter of life and death, but religion can help people cope.
Despite more spending on mental health services, suicide rates continue to climb. So in light of two major new reports released this week, we need to rethink our strategy to save lives.
There is more than one way to pursue happiness and to cope with the inevitable low times in life.
Research shows how heat can have negative effects on emotional states, mental health conditions and aggressive behaviours.
Just because Asian content is currently trending, doesn’t mean anti-Asian racism and discrimination aren’t. Let’s support Asian people in accessing mental health services.
A study of over 1,000 children in rural Oklahoma found that social and emotional health may be just as important as diet and exercise in reducing child obesity.
Even when the condition lasts a lifetime, there are behavioral treatments and prescription drugs that make it easier for people with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder to thrive.
Pregnant women and mothers of infants are at a higher risk of experiencing depression because of increased pressures they face economically, in their relationships, with their families, and socially.