Think a pet can help improve your mental health? Many dogs absorb the emotions of their owners and that means their anxiety too, writes Bronwyn Orr.
If you think you might be suffering burnout, it's worth asking yourself these four questions, as the World Health Organisation reclassifies burnout as an "occupational phenomenon".
Acclaimed writer Fiona Wright is told she won't be able to board a Qantas flight with her disability support dog, as the organisation she works with doesn't have the right accreditation.
Both the Coalition and Labor pledge to throw millions more at youth mental health service Headspace, but former clients, social workers and mental health policy experts say the model only helps young people in the "Goldilocks zone".
One of Australia's flagship mental health programs is failing people with complex mental illness, researchers say.
A champion Paralympian had to slide down two flights of stairs on her bottom at a cinema. Now she is calling on businesses to make disability access a priority.
Regional Australians are feeling 'pill shamed' and are avoiding treatment due to the stigma around mental health medication and a lack of confidentiality in small-town pharmacies.
Residents are raising concerns as Huawei 4G small cell boxes are installed in suburban Sydney. Studies have shown no evidence that mobile phones make us sick, but the debate rages on. Welcome to the nocebo effect, writes Adam Verrender.
Interviewing 200 14-year-old girls, many issues race to the fore. One of those is the link between instant gratification and the epidemic of teen anxiety, writes Madonna King.
Despite a diagnosis of ADHD in kids meaning a higher risk of academic failure, substance abuse issues and imprisonment, many feel medication is overprescribed. A lack of other options and the drugs' proven effectiveness suggest the concerns are unfounded, write Daryl Efron and Harriet Hiscock.