#mental health

  • Article: Poverty Rates Are Once Again on the Rise in Australia Following Years of Declines

    Poverty Rates Are Once Again on the Rise in Australia Following Years of Declines

    By Madeleine Keck|Aug. 6, 2019

    The report also reveals insights into rates of employment and trends in mental health. Read more

  • Article: Fighting Poverty and Inequality Are Crucial for Mental Health, UN Expert Says

    Fighting Poverty and Inequality Are Crucial for Mental Health, UN Expert Says

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Gabrielle Deonath|June 25, 2019

    More emphasis must be placed on alleviating social and economic pressures to improve mental health. Read more

  • Article: FGM Survivors Across Africa Call for Mental Health and Trauma Support

    FGM Survivors Across Africa Call for Mental Health and Trauma Support

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 18, 2019

    "There's this picture that has never left my mind of the blood." Read more

  • Article: Live Music May Help You Live Longer, Research Finds

    Live Music May Help You Live Longer, Research Finds

    By David Brand|March 28, 2018

    A new study finds that music improves emotional wellbeing by more than 20%. Read more

  • Article: If You Worry About Climate Change, You're Probably Also Depressed, Study Finds

    If You Worry About Climate Change, You're Probably Also Depressed, Study Finds

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Jan. 19, 2018

    A new study finds that women and low-income individuals worry the most about climate change. Read more

  • Article: Refugee Children in Canada Could Be at Risk for Mental Health Issues, Experts Say

    Refugee Children in Canada Could Be at Risk for Mental Health Issues, Experts Say

    By Jackie Marchildon|Jan. 16, 2018

    Changing schools is hard enough for a kid. Read more

  • Article: Syrian Girls Being Forced Into Child Marriage Are Turning to Suicide

    Syrian Girls Being Forced Into Child Marriage Are Turning to Suicide

    From CHIME FOR CHANGE and News Deeply|Aug. 7, 2017

    Girls being forced into marriages at younger ages, sometimes resulting in harrowing stories. Read more

  • Article: This Video Game Will Show You What It’s Like to Suffer From Mental Illness

    This Video Game Will Show You What It’s Like to Suffer From Mental Illness

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 18, 2017

    Inspired by Depression Quest, this woman created an interactive novel about her own experiences. Read more