Not enough is being done to help stressed and overworked school principals cope with the ever-increasing demands of the job. This report reveals little is being done by private school employers, Catholic Education Offices or State and Territory governments to ease the burden school principals...
This document is the final report of the Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Service Review, and reports on all project deliverables.
Now in its 16th year, the results from this survey build on knowledge gained from past reports, while also providing a snapshot of how young people feel currently about their own lives and broader national issues.
This report presents actionable ways to grow social movements based on the practical experience of over forty people representing four social movements.
This report calls for a conversation about gambling and contact with the criminal justice system.
This strategy document outlines how Australians who experience a mental health condition will benefit from a strengthened mental health system.
What does the evidence show about when inpatient care is the most effective and appropriate form of care for children and adolescents with moderate to severe mental disorders?
Trans Pathways is the largest study ever conducted of the mental health and care pathways of trans and gender diverse young people in Australia (859 participants). It is also the first Australian study to incorporate the views of parents and guardians of trans young people...
This report provides findings from the Mission Australia Youth Survey, showing that poor family functioning and serious mental illness are factors that impact on the risks of homelessness for young people aged 15-19 years living in Australia.
Jason Byrne looks at the possibility that living in cities might be associated with higher rates of depression and anxiety.
Is the Shangri-La of mental health reform just over the horizon, or have we embarked instead on a fool's errand?
Raising awareness about the risk of suicide among construction workers and encouraging them to talk to each other about mental health is having a positive impact, according to new UniSA research.
This report sheds some light on the activities that take place on beyondblue’s mental health support forums.
Provides information on the relationship between poverty during childhood in New Zealand and later mental health.
This report examines the positive and negative effects of social media on young people’s health, including a league table of social media platforms according to their impact on young people’s mental health.
Students with an experience of mental ill-health have been shown to be more likely to consider exiting, or exit, their course early. This can have a detrimental impact on both their future mental health as well as their education and employment pathways.
Dynamic simulation modelling is increasingly being recognised as a valuable decision-support tool to help guide investments and actions to address complex public health issues such as suicide. In particular, participatory system dynamics (SD) modelling provides a useful tool for asking high-level ‘what if’ questions, and...
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....
This report shows the economic value of informal care in Australia and it clearly validates the importance of carers.
The survey has run nationally every year since 2011 in response to growing concern about principals’ occupational health, safety and wellbeing. Since the project began, approximately 50% of Australia’s 10,000 principals have taken part. Many have completed multiple surveys.
The aim of this research...