Bonnie visits aged-care facilities throughout Sydney, bringing joy, laughter and friendship, especially to the socially isolated or those living with dementia.
H+H talks to Christine Morgan, Australia's first National Suicide Prevention Adviser to the Prime Minister and dual winner of the 2019 Australian Mental Health Prize.
In a society where more older Australians are feeling lonely and isolated, could interactions with young children have a permanent place in aged care?
A team of Griffith University researchers has estimated that national parks worldwide are worth about $8.7 trillion a year in the improved mental health of their visitors.
A high risk of suicide following hospital discharge for self-harm highlights the need for early follow-up care and risk-reduction strategies.
Women will be asked about their experiences of sexuality, body image, sexual function, femininity and related depression and anxiety.
Greg Hunt backs the release of a framework for assessing the mental health of young Australians, while Climb for Mental Health showcases the importance of moving onwards and upwards.
The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care has launched the Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights second edition. The Australian Digital Health Agency has launched a new My Health Record Mental Health toolkit.
Virtual reality can transport aged-care residents to another country, all from the comfort of their armchair. It's fun, blended with therapeutic benefits.
You are your own most important patient — take care of yourself first so you can better help others. We identify the signs to watch out for.
A new UNSW-led study has found that one in four students are experiencing depression, but most are reluctant to seek help.
Burnout is increasingly an issue for healthcare professionals. Evidence-based coaching is one approach that can help turn this around.
Assistive technologies can have a huge impact on improving the life of a person with a disability.
Genetics, rather than risk-taking behaviours, may be behind women and female children surviving adversity better than men, according to new research.
Researchers still don't know what causes Alzheimer's, but new resarch brings them a step closer to an answer... and a cure.