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A smartphone app will target taxi drivers’ ‘downtime’ waiting for their next passenger, to support them with tools and messages to improve their health.

 

With official figures showing suicides in Australia hit a record high last year, a world-first research partnership has found that TV can be a force for good for men’s mental health. 

Mental illnesses are amongst the most common and disabling disorders in all of medicine, yet we have a very limited understanding of their medical basis.

People who regularly turn to telephone helpline services are more likely to require complex medical care and are often socially isolated, a new study released for Mental Health Week 2015 has revealed. 

In the first major release of findings from the Beyond Bushfires study of the aftermath of the Black Saturday bushfires, researchers from the University of Melbourne have been able to show the social element of disasters.

Most people who suffer mental health issues after being exposed to trauma or disaster can eventually recover with the support of their friends, family and community.

The Australian Government has today announced $18 million to establish Australia’s first National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health.

Designing better mental health service experiences and care to improve recovery will be at the centre of an innovative study involving people with mental illness and their carers.

Attending work while suffering a depressive illness could help employees better manage their depression more than taking a sickness absence from work, a new study has found.

A new University of Melbourne and University of Queensland study will help people suffering from clinical depression by offering them new combination of nutrient-based medications to enhance mood.

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