Research on the impacts on schooling of COVID and bushfire and flood disasters has found academically the kids are mostly OK. It’s their well-being and recovery from trauma that demand our attention.
Young autistic women are around 13 times more likely to attempt suicide than women who aren’t autistic.
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Many autistic people struggle to get mental health support, or are missed by the healthcare system entirely.
Two profoundly disruptive events combined to make life even more challenging for UK farmers, and now their mental health is suffering. Here’s what can be done.
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.
‘Ecotherapy’ might be one promising form of mental health treatment.
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Proponents of ecotherapy say getting back to nature can improve our mental health, wellbeing, and self-esteem.
Having better access to mental health support could be one reason for lower self-harm rates among Danish teens.
Researchers found that between 2008 and 2016, self-harm rates among Danish teenagers actually decreased.
It’s mostly about listening.
R U OK Day is tomorrow, encouraging all of us to check in with others to see if they’re OK. But what if someone says “no”? What should you say or do? Should you tell someone else? What resources can you…