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Good Vibes Only? Why Positive Thinking Can Be Bad For Your...

Perhaps it's all Oprah's fault, or the Happy Pear boyos, or any Instagram influencer going. It's hard to pinpoint when exactly it started, but...

Study Finds 59.3% Of Individuals Have Depression In The Last Month...

Depression impacts quality of life at all life stages, but little is known about the factors related to depression in the last year of...

Speak Your Mind And HSBC: A Powerful New Global Mental Health...

Campaigning for better mental health support and investment is incredibly rewarding, but can be hard at times. So we should make time to celebrate...

Don’t Calm Down! Exam Stress May Not Be Fun But It...

Two-thirds of young people experience levels of exam stress that mental health organisation ReachOut describes as “worrying”. Research shows high levels of exam stress...

The Delicate Issue Of Taking Away A Senior’s Smartphone

At first, Dr. Robert Zorowitz thought his 83-year-old mother was confused. She couldn’t remember passwords to accounts on her computer. She would call and...

SA Union Says Hairdressers Should Be Offered Mental Health Training

From relationship problems to redundancies, hairdressers often hear it all, and one union is calling for more training to help deal with tough conversations...

Biodiversity May Benefit Mental Health By Affecting Gut Bacteria

Intuitively, we know that living in excessively polluted, built-up areas cannot be good for our health and that breathing in the fresh air of...

Is Anxiety More Common In Our 30s And 40s?

The data shows the likelihood of experiencing anxiety rises then declines – and women are more likely to feel it than men...

Stressed Out: Is Anxiety Adding Years To Your Face By Giving...

There's no question that in today's busy world, we're more stressed and anxious than ever. Last year, a study by the UK's Mental Health...

Deep Sleep May Reduce Anxiety Levels

A study conducted by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, has found that a sleepless night can raise anxiety levels by up to...

Mediterranean Diet May Help Ease Some Symptoms Of Depression

A healthy diet may help relieve the symptoms of depression. There is good evidence from observational studies that diet can affect mood, and now...

The Fight To Integrate Mental Health In The Global Fund Replenishment

As part of our objective to ensure mental health services are integrated throughout health systems United for Global Mental Health attended the Global Fund...

How To Stop Kids From Cutting Themselves – Advice From An...

I recently worked a shift in the emergency room at a Toronto-area hospital and was asked to see a 12-year-old boy who had cut...

Mental Health Concerns Increasingly Common Among Young Australians, Report Finds

The latest youth mental health report from Mission Australia and the Black Dog Institute has found rates of psychological distress among young people have...

Coming Out About Mental Health On Social Media

Susanna Harris was sitting in her lab class for her graduate program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill when she received...

Could Cannabis Use Help Avert Depression In PTSD?

The paper describes how researchers from the British Columbia Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU), and the University of British Columbia (UBC), both in Vancouver,...

Under-18s Being Denied Urgent Mental Health Treatment, Say GPs

Troubled teenagers seeking urgent help from NHS mental health services are being denied treatment or facing months of delays, GPs have said. Three in...

Mental Health Beds Shortage ‘Causing Distress’

Patients with conditions such as schizophrenia can be sent to hospitals miles away from their home if their nearby units do not have space....

Forget Sudoku: Rate Of Old-Age Memory Loss And Mental Decline Set...

Memory loss and mental decline in old age is largely decided by the age of eight, a new study has shown. Scientists at University...

Smoking Causes… Schizophrenia?

The researchers found that there is evidence that smoking has a negative impact on mental health. It is already known that the prevalence of...

U.S. Must Provide Mental Health Services To Families Separated At Border

Under a “state-created danger” legal doctrine, a judge ordered the government to provide counseling and other services to compensate for trauma...

Global Ministerial Mental Summit – Exploring Support In Humanitarian Response And...

On 7th and 8th October, the Netherlands hosted the second annual Global Ministerial Mental Health Summit, at the Royal Tropical Institute in Amsterdam. Following...

Regular Cinema Trips Could Help Guard Against Depression In Old Age,...

Going to the cinema, spending the day at a museum and watching a play are all enjoyable ways to make the most of your...

3 In 4 People With A Mental Illness Develop Symptoms Before...

The Productivity Commission has revealed 3.9 million of us are living with mental illness, and it’s costing the country an estimated A$500 million per...

For Young People With Psychosis, Early Intervention Is Crucial

Andrew Echeguren, 26, had his first psychotic episode when he was 15. He was working as an assistant coach at a summer soccer camp...

Daisy The School Dog Improves Student Wellbeing And Attendance In Classroom

Daisy has only been at the school for one term, but the six-month-old groodle is already having an impact on classroom wellbeing. Assistant principal...

Military Suicides Reach Record High Among Active Duty Members

WASHINGTON — Military suicides surged this year to a record high among active-duty troops, continuing a deadly trend that Pentagon officials say is frustrating...

How To Stop Ruminating Thoughts

Ruminating thoughts are excessive and intrusive thoughts about negative experiences and feelings. A person with a history of trauma may be unable to stop...

I Lived With Depression For Decades – Until My Asperger’s Diagnosis...

The house was quiet and I could hear the steady breathing of my wife in bed beside me, but I was feeling extremely strange....

The Chinese Suicides Prevented By AI From Afar

"I can't go on anymore. I'm going to give up," he wrote. Soon after, he lost consciousness. He was in debt, had fallen out...
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