mental health

Cropped shot of an attractive young businesswoman wearing christmas decorations and sleeping on her desk in the office

Burnout and overwork can sometimes feel synonymous with the leadup to Christmas and other festive holidays. But what can you (and your boss) do to reduce this?

Younger woman at markets with older woman

An evaluation by UNSW researchers finds a successful model for consumers and investors that’s achieving positive outcomes.

Cynthia Shannon Weickert and Tertia Purves-Tyson

The researchers will investigate brain inflammation in people with schizophrenia and work towards developing new treatments.

young girl sitting by wall hiding face

The risk of repeat self-harm in young people is highest in the first month after an initial self-harm hospital presentation.

a woman looks fearful while sitting inside a large cardboard box

Phobias are when fears become excessive and interrupt daily life. A new review shows one longer session of exposure is as effective and more time-efficient than shorter sessions.

The four winners of the Australian Mental Health Prize 2022

The Australian Mental Health Prize has expanded to four categories for the first time since it was established in 2016.

A lone figure in a hoodie stands at the end of a wharf peering into the mist

Machine learning algorithms could be more accurate and reliable than conventional methods of predicting suicide risk.

Notepad card with tick boxes for balance and burnout

When it comes to leave entitlements and mental health, there are some rights and obligations both employees and employers should be aware of.

young adolescent male kicking a soccer ball

Studies have found that sports can provide a safe environment to teach young people positive values through organized activities that lead to better resilience.

Julia Gillard

Former Prime Minister Julia Gillard speaks of how addressing inequitable access to advances in healthcare can help prevent the cracks of inequality in society.

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