Black Dog Institute

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18 Apr 2017

This report shows more young Australians are in psychological distress than five years ago, with almost one in four young people in 2016 meeting the criteria for probable serious mental illness and young females twice as likely as males to report high psychological distress....


21 Mar 2017

We Feel is a project that explores whether social media - specifically Twitter - can provide an accurate, real-time signal of the world's emotional state.

Hundreds of millions of tweets are posted every day. A huge topic of conversation is, of course, the...

Research report

18 Jun 2014

One in five young Australians are likely to be experiencing mental illness, and less than 40% are comfortable seeking professional help, according to a new report released by Mission Australia in partnership with the Black Dog Institute.

The Youth Mental Health Report also found...

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Research report

21 Oct 2015

Shows an increase in the prevalence of probable mental illness among young females.

Introduction Adolescence can be an exciting time of life, but it is also the peak age of onset for many mental health disorders.This adds further complexity to an already challenging...

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