A person may be smiling, they may have done their hair and makeup, they may seem completely "together", but that doesn't mean they're happy and well. Blogger Leyah Shanks has posted a poignant reminde...
"Trying to get help was probably the first day where I showed any courage."
From New Zealand to Sweden, it's the killer that doesn't discriminate.
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Depression doesn't always look like sadness.
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According to the ABS, in 2015, 3,027 Australians died by suicide.
13 REASONS WHY
Same-sex marriage is not a political issue, it's a mental health issue.
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A new study has found that "13 Reasons Why," the Netflix drama about a teenager who dies by suicide, led to an increase in internet searches about it. Research published in the journal JAMA Internal M...
Linkin Park have launched a suicide prevention website, in tribute to their late singer Chester Bennington. Chester was found dead at his home last Thursday (20 July), and a coroner has since confirm...
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 24: Stevie Ryan attends the 2015 NBC New York Summer Press Day at Four Seasons Hotel New York on June 24, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Daniel Zuchnik/WireImage)
Increased awareness of mental health is leading to more conversations about its effects. But not all efforts to bring attention to the subject have positive outcomes ― and the line between what's prod...
Stevie Ryan, a popular YouTube star best known for celebrity impersonations, has died at age 33. Ryan was reportedly found in her home on Saturday and pronounced dead at the scene. The Los Angeles Cor...
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The former PM has been talking about mental health for most of her life.
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Males in the Australian Defence Force are at the greatest risk.
All help seekers want is a single and very kind religion to turn to.
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'Everybody in our country should do this sort of training', Lifeline says.
First Nations voices must guide this journey.
Success does not make someone safe.
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$115 million in new mental health programs.
They've committed $4.2 billion to mental health this year.
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There are strategies that work.
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There's a huge difference.
Showing genuine compassion is the key.
The creation of solid and focussed multi-agency networks will be the real game-changer.
Business and community leaders gathered for the Lifeline #StopSuicideSummit in partnership with HuffPost Australia and Twitter Australia
Netflix has decided to alter the trigger warnings that play before its controversial series "13 Reasons Why." By now, you're probably aware that the show, based on the book of the same name by Jay Ash...
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The hunger for shared experiences related to mental illness is strong.
Too much accountability for the national suicide rate has been placed at the feet of mental health professionals and services.
A complex set of genetic and environmental factors is behind the mental illness.
You really, really need to talk to them about it.
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The Netflix breakout show "13 Reasons Why" has been praised for its binge-worthy, dramatic storytelling. But mental health experts warn that its thrilling narrative devices also make it problematic. T...
We have a long way to go when it comes to having a healthy, productive dialogue about mental health. Case in point? Reactions to the death of former NFL player Aaron Hernandez. Hernandez, 27, died by...
'Suicide' implies irrationality, mental fragility; as opposed to 'euthanasia', which implies a deeply considered, mature and rational death.