Around 3,000 Australians take their lives each year, a frightening statistic that Black Dog Institute chief Helen Christensen is determined to turn around.
Black Dog Institute and Hunter Institute of Mental Health received $5 million in the federal budget to establish a Centre for Research Excellence in the Prevention of Anxiety and Depression.
Join UNSW President and Vice-Chancellor Professor Ian Jacobs and 12 UNSW experts as they share what keeps them up at night. UNSOMNIA – Thursday December 1st, Leighton Hall UNSW.
Is sharing a selfie on Facebook an effective way to stop someone who is seriously considering taking their life? The truth is, we really don't know writes Helen Christensen.
The world is facing a global health emergency as the rates of mental illness and suicide increase, one of the world’s foremost mental health experts, Dr Tom Insel, has told a packed audience at UNSW’s Wallace Wurth lecture.
Men who feel suicidal often display distinctive warning signs, offering those closest to them significant opportunities to intervene, a study by UNSW researchers at the Black Dog Institute has found.