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...
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FAST App: A New Way To Reduce Suicide

The simple app that can make a real difference when it counts.
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UBWELL: Understanding Your Own Health Everyday

Real-time tracking of your health is here.
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OCD STOP! Getting Results Against A Common Disorder

AFFIRM is helping a Canberra team reach out to people around the country.

Funding boost for our newest mental health researchers

Sixteen early career researchers will get grants under our new landmark partnership.
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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.
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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.
INTEGRATING TOBACCO USE TREATMENT INTO YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH SETTINGS

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...
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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...
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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...