Ian B. Hickie
A contributing life: a snapshot of the value of social production
Social production is made up of unpaid contributions to society through activities such as volunteering, the education and care of children, building community infrastructure, or informal mentoring. This report shines a spotlight on the unseen value Australians contribute to national prosperity in terms of social...
Road to recovery: restoring Australia's mental wealth
This report reveals some key findings that show what strategies are required to help prevent suicide in the face of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic impacts on mental health.
Online therapies can improve mental health, and there are no barriers to accessing them
If we’re serious about improving access to mental health care, we need to look to online therapies.
A decision-support tool to inform Australian strategies for preventing suicide and suicidal behaviour
This paper highlights the value of dynamic modelling methods for managing complexity and uncertainty, and demonstrates their potential use as a decision-support tool for policy makers and program planners for community suicide prevention actions.
Transdiagnostic stepped care in mental health
This article outlines some limitations of these models and argues for the development of a trans-diagnostic model, based on developments in our work in primary care youth services, which can be generalised to adult populations.