Four outstanding individuals have been recognised for their efforts in dismantling stigma, igniting crucial conversations, and having an impact on mental health.
The Australian Mental Health Prize has expanded to four categories for the first time since it was established in 2016.
Machine learning algorithms could be more accurate and reliable than conventional methods of predicting suicide risk.
If we consider suicide rates within age groups, men over 85 are at three times the average risk. We should make sure older men have ways to express when they’re not coping and seek help.
One in four young people who present to the emergency department will return within one year. How do we reduce this number?
There is increasing concern about rising rates of mental ill-health and suicide among doctors.
A major Australian study shows that most people who died of suicide dismissed expressing suicidal thoughts to health professionals, prompting calls to review the way treatment is managed and resourced.
Suicide is as preventable as skin cancer. But despite initiatives like RUOK Day, we don't follow through with the right strategies, writes Helen Christensen.
Are we inadvertently responsible for the high number of Australians dying through suicide in old age, asks Roderick McKay.
A drug traditionally used as an anaesthetic and sometimes used recreationally could be effective in preventing suicide in severely depressed patients, says a UNSW academic who has trialled the drug.