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Social media monitoring apps targeting programs like Facebook and Instagram are revealing alarming habitual behaviour and extreme levels of... more
Legalising same-sex marriage linked to drop in youth suicide ⋅ Triple J HackResearch from the USA found that in the 32 states that permitted same-sex marriage, there was a seven per cent reduction in suicide... more
Is the black dog the elephant in the room for our football codes? ⋅ Sydney Morning HeraldI talk to dozens of people around footy and other codes who regularly tell me about sportspeople wrestling with the thought of suicide.
Regional fathers needed to fight against male suicide rates ⋅ Northern StarYoungmen in regional and rural NSW are being asked to open up about their fears, expectations and experiences of fatherhood in a Deakin... more
Is a teen moody? Or depressed? ⋅ Sydney Morning HeraldThe hardest questions pediatricians must routinely ask teenagers at checkups are those about depression and suicide.
A study has found no association between depressive symptoms, anxiety symptoms, or psychological distress with vitamin D status.
The National Indigenous Mental Health and Wellbeing Forum has been told that more needs to be done to prevent suicide among Indigenous... more
Supportive social networks can mitigate LGBTI mental health risk, study finds ⋅ The Guardian AustraliaResearch carried out by the Australian National University found that the risk commonly attributed to sexual orientation was driven by... more
Can virtual reality help cure mental health issues? ⋅ PC & Tech AuthorityVirtual-reality treatments are still a new phenomenon in the world of healthcare, and many of the concepts out there are in the early... more
Families in northern NSW are calling for help to end a spate of youth suicides around Grafton, with at least six teens taking their own... more