Help for both university students and those ‘at home’ dealing with...
AFFIRM is supporting important projects being conducted by two ANU Senior Research Fellows Dr Lou Farrer and Dr Liana Leach who are developing programs...
The link between intellectual disability and mental illness
Many young Australians living with an intellectual disability are more likely than the general population to be diagnosed with a mental illness and often...
Understanding the relationship between work and mental health
Research shows that mental illness is now the leading cause of sick leave from work and costs the Australian economy billions per year in...
Affirm funding Orygen research
At the Orygen National Centre for Excellence in Youth Mental Health research is being done, with the help of funding from AFFIRM, to identify...
Integrating tobacco use treatment into youth mental health settings
Young people with mental health issues start smoking earlier and longer than those who don’t have those issues and researchers are working to understand...
World-first mobile app to help ease OCD
Almost 500,000 Australians suffer from OCD. It's hoped this mobile app will help them navigate the frustrating and life-disrupting challenges.
AFFIRM backs project to screen school students for suicide risk
Suicide is the most common cause of death among young Australians. This tool could prove a vital step towards bolstering prevention.
Funding boost for our newest mental health researchers
Sixteen early career researchers will get grants under our new landmark partnership.
OCD STOP! Getting Results Against A Common Disorder
AFFIRM is helping a Canberra team reach out to people around the country.
UBWELL: Understanding Your Own Health Everyday
Real-time tracking of your health is here.
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