Healing power of playtime for refugee camp mums and kids
Encouraging play for children and their mothers living in Rohingya refugee camps has far-reaching impacts.
The profile of a distressed worker: Young, female and in casual work
The most detailed picture yet of those most affected by economic downturns shows young women suffer the greatest increase in psychological distress.
Why is mental healthcare treatment among children and young adults so low?
Less than half of all young adults facing mental health issues access professional help. Instead, they turn to friends and family for help with personal and emotional problems. Why?
Bouncing back from COVID-19: what determines resilience?
'She'll be right mate' is Australia's version of Britain's 'Keep calm and carry on'. But what determines our ability to bounce back when life deals a heavy blow?
Why economics is the missing piece in the mental health puzzle
Our governments spend less than $400 a year per person on mental health services. That has to change. But what's the best approach?
How economic conditions impact on opioid deaths in Australia
Unemployment-related stress leads to an increase in prescription opioid deaths; so does economic uncertainty.