Mental health promotion

NARROWER TERMS
Fact sheet

COVID-19 and mental health: CSI response

This fact sheet aims to summarise ongoing concerns around the population-level psychological effects of the COVID-19 crisis, and synthesise the key elements of the mental health response.
Fact sheet

Teacher wellbeing and COVID-19: CSI response for teachers and schools

The health and safety of teachers and their families must be a priority, as they try and balance the different demands at work and home. This fact sheet explores the importance of recognition, acknowledgement and support during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Discussion paper

One day the support was gone

In this discussion paper, Dementia Australia shares stories from those impacted by COVID-19 and dementia so that we may learn from their experiences and adapt or inform policies and programs to better support people living with dementia, their families and carers.
Report

Characteristics and outcomes associated with carers in Central and Eastern Sydney aged 45 years and over

Care is fundamental to family life and our community wellbeing. This study looked at a group of more than 30,000 people in the Central and Eastern Sydney region who were recruited to the Sax Institute’s 45 and Up Study around 2008, and have been followed...
Briefing paper

Legal help as mental healthcare

This paper looks at how health justice partnership uses legal help to improve client outcomes, offering one avenue for more holistic responses to compounding issues around mental ill-health that may otherwise continue to escalate.
Survey

Youth survey report 2020

Conducted during the COVID-19 pandemic, Mission Australia’s 19th annual Youth Survey asked 25,800 young people aged 15–19 years to share their greatest concerns. This report provides valuable insights into their concerns for the future and supports our advocacy efforts on their behalf.
Report

Mental health: Productivity Commission inquiry report

The report discusses some key influences on Australian people’s mental health, examines the effect of mental health on people’s ability to participate and prosper in the community and workplace, and implications more generally for the economy and productivity. It makes recommendations to the Australian and...
Report

Increasing and improving community mental health supports in Western Australia

Service providers have long been aware of the lack of community mental health supports in Western Australia. This project brought together co-design and research processes to examine the need for community mental health supports from a lived experience perspective.
Report

Wellbeing and healing through connection and culture

This review summarises the emerging research and knowledge, key themes and principles surrounding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural perspectives and concepts of healing and social and emotional wellbeing as they relate to suicide prevention.
Report

What can be done to decrease suicidal behaviour in Australia?

More people die by suicide than in road accidents every year. The causes of and motivations behind suicide are complex. This white paper considers emerging research and experiential evidence and its potential to drive system reform and reduce suicide.