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  1. 12 February 2024 - Inside Business

    Australia’s young people are getting lonelier

    Younger Australians are more likely than their parents or grandparents to feel alone, finds the University of Melbourne's annual HILDA survey.

  2. 12 February 2024 - Inside Business

    The ‘perfect storm’ causing Australians psychological distress

    Over the past 15 years, more Australians have experienced growing psychological distress, finds the University of Melbourne's annual HILDA survey.

  3. 7 December 2023 - Humanities

    Our mental health has gone digital

    Apps, wearables and ingestibles that support digital mental health have profound social, ethical, and legal implications, says University of Melbourne expert

  4. 26 October 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    Supporting Australian doctors to help kids with anxiety

    In an Australian first, new guidelines for health professionals are designed to help manage anxiety in our young people, say University of Melbourne experts.

  5. 17 October 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    Mental health first aid training works

    Despite recent reports, mental health first aid training has benefits for trainees and people dealing with mental ill health say University of Melbourne experts

  6. 16 October 2023 - Health & Medicine

    Caring for the carers

    National Carers Week is a time to think about the unpaid work done by millions caring for loved ones with mental ill health say University of Melbourne experts.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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

  10. 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