Professor Helen Christensen, Director of the Black Dog Institute, reacts to the 2018 federal budget
Suicide will continue to be the main cause of death for Australians aged 15 to 44 unless proven prevention strategies are implemented, according to the Black Dog Institute.
An online program used to treat insomnia can also significantly reduce anxiety and depression with improvements persisting for at least six months, new research shows.
We should resist pressure to prescribe ketamine to treat depression until clinical trials on the drug's long-term safety and effectiveness are completed, a leading UNSW mental health expert says.
UNSW and the University of Sydney have announced an historic medical research partnership to help tackle two of the biggest challenges of our time – mental illness and addiction.
Two innovative UNSW programs designed to help men overcome the stigma associated with mental health disorders have been recognised, receiving $900,000 in funding from beyondblue today.
UNSW's next generation of research leaders has received $400,000 from the Society for Mental Health Research for projects on the cutting edge of prevention and treatment.