mental health

A young girl wearing surgical mask leans against a wall

Hospital data reveals an increased use of children’s mental health services after Sydney’s first lockdown in 2020.

2021 AMHP finalists

The breadth of this year’s finalists demonstrates the diverse and deeply compassionate work being undertaken in many challenging areas in mental health.

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As we embark on Mental Health Week 2021 and begin to emerge from months of lockdown, employee mental health is at risk. But there are ways to reinforce psychological safety, says UNSW Business School's Frederik Anseel.

Young worried woman looking out the window

COVID-19 is a global pandemic. So why do we still feel ashamed by catching the virus?

child alone during lockdown

Becoming socially withdrawn or acting out are signs your child may be distressed. 

Mental health of doctors

There is increasing concern about rising rates of mental ill-health and suicide among doctors.

Woman looking depressed

A UNSW expert on post-traumatic stress and anxiety explains why this year’s lockdown is affecting everyone – and especially vulnerable groups – differently.

Young woman crossing street

Findings from UNSW research highlight different age groups urgently need targeted mental health responses.

woman at kitchen table looking exhausted

Feeling exhausted, unable to concentrate and wanting to withdraw and disconnect from the world and those around you? You could be heading towards burnout.

sad woman with mask

A study has explored the mental health impact of COVID-19 on refugees and asylum seekers in Australia.

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