Mental health

8 December 2016

Project Air Strategy for Schools aims to upskill teachers, school counsellors and health staff to better recognise and respond to young people with complex mental health problems, including self-...

6 December 2016

Reveals rising numbers of young people are reporting concerns about alcohol and drugs, mental health and discrimination, pointing to the need for a more targeted and co-ordinated approach to...

30 November 2016

This study undertaken by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare calculates, for the first time, accurate rates of suicide deaths among ex-serving ADF personnel.

29 November 2016

This study was conducted to examine the impacts of the Black Saturday and related bushfires of February 2009 on community members’ physical and mental health and wellbeing.

28 November 2016

This report that shows that despite twenty years of suicide prevention strategies and investment by all levels of government, suicide rates among Australian young people are increasing.

Conference paper
22 November 2016

Purpose: This paper set out to uncover the advice available to help people take effective action within our home to improve mental health. The literature and professions are virtually silent on...

15 November 2016

This annual statistical publication presents suicide information received from the New Zealand Mortality Collection, and admissions to hospital for intentional self-harm sourced from the New...

Journal article
18 October 2016

Compares the laws relating to voting rights of persons with mental disability across jurisdictions, particularly Japan and Australia, to argue for a political franchise without discrimination...

14 October 2016

Provides an overview of data about the national response of the health and welfare system to the mental health care needs of Australians.

12 October 2016

Healthcare stakeholders in diverse roles and organisations provided input to interpret continuous quality improvement data on mental health and wellbeing care, using data from twenty-one health...