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.
A new study by UNSW Sydney researchers has explored half a century of research into the suicide rates of people discharged from hospital after they presented with suicidal thoughts or behaviours.
More than a quarter of high school students have experienced signs of clinical depression and other psychiatric conditions, but most are not accessing support from mental health professionals, a UNSW-led survey reveals.
It's distressing to see reports of terrorists attacks but these feelings will usually abate over days or weeks. But people with a history of trauma need to take extra care of their mental health.
The second Big Anxiety Festival, a world-leading initiative of UNSW Sydney and other organisations that uses the arts to promote mental health, has received new support from the state government.
People on the autism spectrum have elevated mortality across the lifespan – their overall comparative mortality rate is about twice that of the general population, a new study reveals.
While the KonMari method will help many people declutter their houses and reassess what they really need, for people with clinical hoarding disorder the process is much more complicated.
R U OK Day encourages all of us to check in with others to see if they’re OK. But what's the best action if someone responds negatively?
UNSW Scientia Fellow Dr Simon Rosenbaum from UNSW's School of Psychiatry discusses his research into physical fitness and mental illness, and the benefits of the UNSW Scientia Fellowship.