mental health

homelessness

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.

Resilience is a process

Resilience is an adaptive process usually developed over a lifetime – but we’re taking a crash-course in it now.

Two people clasping hands

There are five ways business leaders can help those struggling with mental health through the coronavirus pandemic, according to UNSW Business School experts.

Frederik Anseel

Psychological safety is so important for performance. But this can be undermined in times of crisis when employees don’t feel safe due to uncertainty about the future of the company and their career, says Professor Frederik Anseel, Associate Dean of Research at UNSW Business School.

man meditating

Mental health is more than just the absence of mental illness. Positive mental health involves feeling good and functioning well, and there are ways to improve even if you don't have a mental illness.

group of people doing yoga

People living with mental disorders benefit from regular, movement-based yoga, a review of 19 studies has found.

gardening

A group of UNSW cross-discipline experts discuss the benefits of plants, gardening and green spaces during COVID-19.

Social isolation

A new study will assess the long-term impacts of COVID-19 on the mental health of thousands of people – from the womb to old age.

Body mapping session in Virtual Reality using EmbodiMap developed by UNSW fEEL Lab Scientia Professor Jill Bennett and lead immersive media designer Volker Kuchelmeister.

Scientia Professor Jill Bennett says the arts offer useful ways of dealing with complex mental health and emotional challenges.

Young doctors who work long hours are at greater risk of developing mental health problems.

Junior doctors who work more than 55 hours a week are at a greater risk of developing mental health problems and experiencing suicidal ideation.

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