Even before this pandemic, international students were exposed to several unique hardships. These are compounded by COVID-19.
We’ve prevented many deaths, many of them at the cost of other deaths. The accounting ought to be made clear.
You might feel nervous asking someone you care about if they’re suicidal on the phone or online. But a person who is struggling may actually find it easier to communicate this way than face-to-face.
With the challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic, veterans who were already lacking adequate benefits and resources are now in deeper trouble.
We must put in measures to protect the young as well as the old.
People who take their own lives as a career response have different motives at different stages of their careers. This could help us understand the recent Molson Coors shooting in Milwaukee.
The Trudeau government took the first step to federally ban conversion therapy — a practice intended to change sexual orientation.
It is important that police forces and the CPS are able to recognise that coercive control and couple violence are different and require different handling.
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.