Assisted dying is often cast as an issue of individual autonomy, but an assisted death can have repercussions on many people — those left behind or others struggling with a chronic disease.
There are multiple health risks in living close to waste sites, with substantial racial and income differences playing a major role.
Many people are already struggling amid the stress and uncertainty of the pandemic. For Melbourne residents, a second lockdown is likely to place an even bigger strain on their mental health.
Some experts were concerned about the creation of unrealistic expectations, links with gender-based violence, and the potential for addiction. Others said education might help to offset these harms.
Minocycline, a type of antibiotic, has had promising results in treating depression in both animals and humans.
Social distancing is leaving older Americans more isolated and opening them up to serious health risks.
The virus threatens our health both directly and indirectly, placing the future of global happiness in serious jeopardy.
If you suspect someone you live with is depressed, follow these guidelines.
Our study found many ambulance staff felt ill-equipped to respond to these calls.
In the time of the coronavirus, learning how to adapt to adversity belongs in your toolkit.
A group of year seven students showed that relationships most of all – with friends, family and pets – gave their lives meaning.
LGBTQ people and organisations may be significantly impacted by the pandemic.
COVID-19 is traumatizing nurses. Yet nurses have suffered trauma for decades, often due to insufficient resources, and changes within the field have been slow.
The mental health of young women is far more sensitive to unemployment than the mental health of young men.
People are turning to quarantine bubbles as a way to see friends and family while limiting the risk from the coronavirus. Research shows that this can work, but it's not easy to be in a quaranteam.
With so many parts of our lives turned upside down during COVID-19, hope may be in short supply. But there are things we can do to stay hopeful – and it's important we do.
With the county facing a crisis in emotional health, we may need two vaccines: one for COVID-19 and another for toxic stress. Here's a technique for dealing with all that stress.
Australia has managed to house the homeless in hotels during the COVID-19 pandemic. We now have an opportunity to be thinking about longer-term solutions.
Our attraction to the arts may be driven by an innate desire to use our brains in ways that make us feel good.
COVID-19 is affecting many people’s state of mind, but some of the most vulnerable members of our communities are children and youth with pre-existing mental health challenges.