$7 million in Commonwealth Government funding will underpin the launch of a unique service providing expert support for people with mental health, neurological and alcohol and drug disorders.
This World Mental Health Day, UNSW is highlighting the ways its researchers and students are working towards improving mental health for people all over the world.
In a recent report, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child was highly critical of the Australian government for its youth justice failures and the rise of children with mental health issues.
Psychology PhD student Sandersan Onie is working on removing the stigma surrounding mental health and improving science-based interventions in his home of Indonesia.
UNSW Sydney contributes to guidelines which indicate when children and adolescents should be treated in psychiatric hospitals.
A world-first intervention for refugee men who suffer from PTSD has shown promise in a trial, encouraging them to get help.
A taskforce of 30+ international experts - including UNSW Medicine researcher Dr Simon Rosenbaum - have released a report on the health inequities experienced by people with mental illness.
A culturally specific screening tool for depression has been successfully tested among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians. This is why it's so important we start rolling it out.
Children are still being held in police cells and juvenile detention for low-range offences, under alarming conditions. Here's how their mental health and future prospects suffer.
The prize is designed to help improve mental health care in Australia and ensure mental health issues are well understood by the public.