Financial hardships in particular are likely to lead to ongoing mental health problems, even as the pandemic subsides.
The UN has twice called on Australia to dismantle its indefinite detention system for people with cognitive impairments and mental illness, which disproportionately affects Indigenous people.
Australia has managed to house the homeless in hotels during the COVID-19 pandemic. We now have an opportunity to be thinking about longer-term solutions.
New research showing that talking to ourselves in our heads may be the same as speaking our thoughts out loud could help explain why people with mental illnesses such as schizophrenia hear voices.
When doctors struggle with health issues, the human side of the care they are trained to give suffers, and so do we as patients, writes Alex Broom.
It's time we saw past the mental illness in people living with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder to check their physical health too, write Simon Rosenbaum, Katherine Samaras and Scott Teasdale.
Internet-delivered cognitive behavioral therapy is a global solution to help the world's mentally ill overcome the many barriers they face to accessing treatment, writes Asha Basu.
Australians being treated for drug and alcohol problems have at least one other mental illness that is holding back their chance of recovery, a drug and alcohol research conference will hear next week.
A national search is underway to find six Australians who have made the most outstanding contributions to the promotion of mental health or the prevention and treatment of mental illness.
Cannabis is the most commonly used illicit drug in Australia, so what does the research tell us about its affect on mental health, asks Peter Gates.