On Tuesday, Scott Morrison will announce yet more funding for mental health programs in schools. However, if Morrison considers this his “key focus”, he’s completely misread the issue.
Refusing to go to school is a legitimate psychological problem, one that leads to serious psychological problems later in life. So, why are we just hearing about it now?
A worldwide study has revealed a spike in mental health issues, perhaps emboldened by a clearer grasp of the future that the information age gives our kids.
In the public consciousness, a line was drawn after the Don Dale detention scandal, but there are still those in NSW who are freely stepping over it.
Australia has an awkward relationship with masculinity. The Top Blokes Foundation is looking to reverse the long-held idea that seeking help is a display of weakness.
Paul McMahon responds to critics of youth mental health organisation Headspace, offering that time and appropriate treatment should be the backbone for Headspace moving forward.
A/Professor Jane Burns, CEO of the Young and Well Cooperative Research Centre is helping to change the state of youth mental health, one web page at a time.