How to deal with your nearest and dearest this Christmas

Are you spending the Christmas holidays with your nearest and dearest? Here are some tips for making it through unscathed Continue reading How to deal with your nearest and dearest this Christmas

R U OK?: How universities are getting students talking about mental health

With assignments coming in thick and fast, and with leisure time becoming harder to find, the next few months can be very difficult for students. Continue reading R U OK?: How universities are getting students talking about mental health

Gender stigma contributes to more men taking their own lives

By Shannon Chamberlain. A new study by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) reveals the number of South Australian men who died by suicide is three times higher than that of females. The study shows a total of 174 men and 62 women took their own lives in 2015. Chair of Mental Health Nursing at the University of South Australia Professor Nicholas Procter says the … Continue reading Gender stigma contributes to more men taking their own lives

Batyr provide free barbeque at UniSA campuses to encourage students to speak out about their mental health on R U OK? Day

By Sam Aebi  Youth mental health awareness organisation Batyr hosted free barbeques for students at all UniSA campuses on R U OK? Day. The organisation, which has reached over 70,000 young people through their programs, provided free food for students at the Mawson Lakes, Magill, City East and West UniSA campuses on Thursday. Students could enjoy a sausage or veggie patty in bread among the … Continue reading Batyr provide free barbeque at UniSA campuses to encourage students to speak out about their mental health on R U OK? Day

Mental health among uni students hits new lows

By Emily Cosenza, Alyssa McKellar and Emma Warren. A study by mental health foundation, Headspace, has found that around 80 per cent of students feel anxiety, and a lack of energy and motivation. The study, which asked students about the previous 12 months, also found that one in three students thought about self-harm or suicide and one in two experienced panic. 21-year-old Alyce, who was … Continue reading Mental health among uni students hits new lows