School of Psychiatry

Christmas stress

Christmas can be stressful for a variety of reasons. Reduce your stress by applying these helpful techniques.  

Ian Hickie and Honor Eastly

Mental health advocate Honor Eastly and Professor Ian Hickie AM are winners of the 2021 Australian Mental Health Prize.

Dr Samuel Arnold and Julianne Higgins

Dr Samuel Arnold and Julianne Higgins are co-leaders of a project exploring autistic burnout that has won the Inclusive Research Practice category.

2021 AMHP finalists

The breadth of this year’s finalists demonstrates the diverse and deeply compassionate work being undertaken in many challenging areas in mental health.

woman at kitchen table looking exhausted

Feeling exhausted, unable to concentrate and wanting to withdraw and disconnect from the world and those around you? You could be heading towards burnout.

Henry Brodaty

The Australian Mental Health Prize shines a light on the selfless work of individuals making a difference in the area of mental health.

man with friend-support worker

An innovative e-health tool for people with intellectual disability aims to improve their mental health care.

a boy and man looking through the window of a small Lego house

A play-based therapy aimed at helping parents manage children’s behaviour has produced long-lasting results in a live trial.

group of people doing yoga

People living with mental disorders benefit from regular, movement-based yoga, a review of 19 studies has found.

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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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