Prof Jackie Curtis describes her mental health reform career in Margaret Tobin OrationJune 6, 2023
The Executive Director of Mindgardens Neuroscience Network, A/Prof Jackie Curtis, is included in a new book that describes the contribution of female leaders in mental health reform in NSW.
KRC opens new clinic to provide healthcare to people who use drugsApril 27, 2023
The team from Population and Community Heath’s Kirketon Road Centre (KRC) has collaborated with Uniting to open a new free clinic in Kings Cross providing high quality, compassionate medical care to people who use drugs.
Australian first: Multicultural mindfulness for mental healthApril 27, 2023
In an Australian first, SESLHD’s Multicultural Health Service and the NSW Multicultural Health Communications Service have launched a new set of Multicultural Mindfulness Resources in seven languages.
The vital role emergency departments play in frontline mental health careApril 27, 2023
Almost one in 10 young people aged 12 to 15 years old report ever having self-harmed and the leading cause of death in Australia for young people aged 15 to 24 years old is suicide.
Obsessive compulsive disorder is more common than you think. But it can take nine years for an OCD diagnosisApril 27, 2023
Obsessive compulsive disorder, or OCD, is a misunderstood mental illness despite affecting about one in 50 people – that’s about half a million Australians.
Researchers identify new potential neural signature of resilience in adults who have experienced early life stressApril 26, 2023
Early life stress (ELS) is a well-known risk factor for mental health problems in adulthood.
Positive psychology resources to support your teen’s mental healthApril 25, 2023
Setting teenagers up with the right skills and resources early in life can help to support their well- being and resilience.
Links between screen time and depression in adolescents more complex than first thoughtApril 25, 2023
With adolescents interacting online more than ever, new data from the Black Dog Institute shows screen time and depression in adolescents may be linked – but not for the reasons we assume.
Self-harm intervention for children is needed, a new study findsApril 25, 2023
Research has found 6055 adolescents aged 10–14 attended an emergency department in New South Wales for self-harm over a five-year period – 2276 of them for a repeat incidence.
Decolonising mental health systems: Global experiences of wellbeingApril 25, 2023
As part of the webinar, each shared their experiences of walking in two worlds and of navigating mental health systems to ensure the wellbeing, healing, and self-determination of Indigenous peoples.
Brings together the strengths of four founding organisations