Detainees, held in a perpetual state of powerlessness, try to support each other.
Expanding suicide prevention frameworks to include aged care residents, aligning nursing home life with community living, and improving residents' access to mental heath services will be key.
New research finds that the different ways boys and girls use digital technology might explain the discrepancy.
The causes of injuries to children are often linked to the circumstances in which people live.
Charlotte Salomon's dizzying work of hope and creativity amid destruction and despair, is a moving early example of the contemporary graphic novel
A new US study has found warmer temperatures will lead to more deaths from injury, for example in transport accidents, drownings, assaults and suicides. But what does this mean for Australia?
We found refugees with insecure visas had poorer mental health than refugees with secure visas. But social interaction with the wider community seems to help.
Cannabis use is common among trauma survivors, and may improve some of the symptoms of those with PTSD.
And homelessness makes reoffending more likely.
Research shows construction workers are at higher risk of mental illness and suicide than people in other jobs. Addressing this must start with dismantling the 'macho' culture on work sites.
Suicide is the second leading cause of death for teens in America. But there may be ways to study the stress response and figure out who is most at risk.
A new study looks at whether deaths by suicide could be lowered with mental health care. To a small degree, yes. But a look at the costs suggests there may be better ways to prevent shooting deaths.
Over the past decade, more teens have attempted suicide. The trend has vexed researchers, but it's that much more difficult to determine whether a fictional TV show has had any role.
Artificial intelligence holds great promise for medicine, but safeguards are needed to ensure it does not harm patients.
PM’s advisor Christine Morgan on tackling Australia’s rising suicide rates.
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On this episode, the PM's national suicide prevention advisor speaks with Michelle Grattan on what we know so far about suicide rates, and what needs more clarity.
People in jail kill themselves at a rate 3.5 times higher than that of the general population.
Firearms are the second leading cause of death among US children and adolescents.
A recent study found that male veterans under 30 have a suicide rate more than two times the national average. Yet, support for a royal commission into the problem is lacking.
Only through discussion and recognition of service and veteran mental health issues can these tragedies be prevented in the future.
The more humans seek happiness, the more it can elude them. In exploring this conundrum, a Nigerian novelist spoke with everyday people in his country, finding the coexistence of hope and deprivation.