Mental health

Alternate Term Label:
Mental health services
Mental ill-health
Mental illness
Mental wellbeing
NARROWER TERMS:
Briefing paper

Work and mental health – implications of COVID-19

This briefing paper provides insights into the potential mental health effects of this COVID-19 induced shift in work circumstances and prospects.
Report

What role might the social outcomes of education play during the COVID-19 lockdown?

While the economic benefits of education have been demonstrated in a number of areas, greater educational attainment is also positively associated with a variety of social outcomes that are important during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Report

Improving the mental health of rural Australians: a review

This report summarises insights from research undertaken to understand how to improve help for rural Australians, in addressing their mental health and wellbeing needs.
Report

Social care for adults aged 18–64

This analysis, produced before the COVID-19 pandemic, explores the social care needs of adults aged 18–64. The debate about social care reform is often focused on issues facing older people, but younger adults are a large and growing part of the adult social care system...
Fact sheet

Loneliness, social connection and COVID-19: CSI response

This fact sheet highlights some short-term tips on how Australians can be healthy social humans in these unusual times.
Strategy

Beyond Blue community engagement strategy 2020-2022

In 2018-19, Beyond Blue asked the people they currently reach – and those they don’t – to reflect on the impact of their past engagement activities and to identify opportunities to connect more effectively with the diversity of people in Australia. This community engagement strategy...
Report

Trajectories: the interplay between mental health and housing pathways

It is hoped that this national study that will develop a clearer understanding of the relationships between the housing and mental health pathways of people with mental health issues, in order to identify potential points of practical intervention and key issues for system improvement.
Report

Preventing gender-based violence in mental health inpatient units

This project aimed to investigate and document experiences of gender-based violence occurring in adult mental health inpatient units and perpetrated against those identifying as women, in order to inform how policy and practice can be improved to make these environments safe for women.
Report

Kungas’ trauma experiences and effects on behaviour in Central Australia

This research explored the lives of 12 Aboriginal women who were clients of the Kunga Stopping Violence Program (KSVP), and were incarcerated for alleged violent offences in Central Australia. Analysis of their life stories demonstrates the critical need for services that can effectively respond to...