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  1. 30 August 2023 - Health & Medicine

    Knowing when to seek help for mental health

    When challenges arise we may feel confused, but there are five signs to help understand when to seek mental health support, say University of Melbourne experts.

  2. 25 August 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    How anger became the forgotten emotion

    Characters like Succession’s Logan Roy can teach us a lot about anger and trauma and why we need to understand the link say University of Melbourne experts.

  3. 23 August 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    Peer support groups connect people living with a brain injury

    A collaboration between the University of Melbourne and Brain Injury Matters is learning from adults with a brain injury what peer support groups mean to them

  4. 21 August 2023 - Learning & Teaching

    School refusal needs a national response

    The recent Senate Inquiry rightly recommends a coordinated national approach to this growing national problem, say University of Melbourne experts

  5. 19 July 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    Overcoming stigma by connecting with lived experience

    A new podcast from the University of Melbourne and SANE tells the stories of those who have experienced complex mental health conditions

  6. 5 July 2023 - Health & Medicine

    Do we think about anxiety and depression differently now?

    A new University of Melbourne study investigates whether there’s been concept creep around how we use the terms ‘anxiety’ and ‘depression’ in mental health.

  7. 20 June 2023 - Engineering & Technology

    Your phone, your emotions and everyday life

    Digital technology helps manage emotions, but we need better education on overuse and healthier ways of regulating feelings, say University of Melbourne experts

  8. 9 June 2023 - Humanities

    The arts can help us recover from disasters - creatively

    ‘Creative recovery’ arts projects improve wellbeing, but better planning is needed to support artists and communities, says University of Melbourne expert

  9. 22 May 2023 - Learning & Teaching

    Are the kids OK?

    A new survey by University of Melbourne researchers has found that more and more young people are reporting poor mental health and uncertainty about the future

  10. 15 May 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    Taking the stigma out of mental health reporting

    University of Melbourne research finds Australia's world-leading media-based mental health and suicide stigma reduction programs work, but vigilance is needed