mental health

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For her tireless advocacy on behalf of mental health nurses, Kim Ryan has been named the inaugural winner of UNSW's Australian Mental Health Prize. 

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The tension between the right to confidentiality and the need for family support when young people are being treated for mental health issues will be explored at the Youth, Health and Practical Justice conference. 

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UNSW research expertise in marine ecology, materials science, mental health and nutrition has been showcased in the inaugural BBC Future’s World-Changing Ideas Summit in Sydney.

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An Indigenous former footballer who runs a suicide prevention charity, a military veteran who crossed the Bass Strait in a tinnie, and a woman who developed the world’s first Mental Health First Aid program are among the seven finalists in the inaugural Australian Mental Health Prize.  

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One in 10 emergency workers is estimated to be living with post traumatic stress disorder. Now a new mental health strategy is taking powerful steps to protect and support our first responders.

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Suicide will continue to be the main cause of death for Australians aged 15 to 44 unless proven prevention strategies are implemented, according to the Black Dog Institute.

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In front of a full house at Leighton Hall at UNSW, former Director of the US National Institute of Mental Health Dr Tom Insell discusses tthe emerging global health emergency posed by mental illness and suicide, and how the public and news media seem unaware of the immensity of the statistics and

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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.

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Australia is up to ten years ahead of the rest of the world in using digital technology to improve mental health care, according to Google Life Sciences' Dr Tom Insel.

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Physical activity trackers that can also monitor our mood will be increasingly used to detect, diagnose and treat mental illness, according to one of America’s top mental health experts. 

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