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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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FAST App: A New Way To Reduce Suicide

The simple app that can make a real difference when it counts.
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...

Alcohol use and depression in young adults

Dr Kate Chitty’s research (University of Sydney) iiAIM is a study to investigate whether an internet delivered evidence-based treatment can improve alcohol use and...
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FitMindKit: Using Technology To Screen For Problems

The proven alternative to face-to-face consultations.
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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...
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UBWELL: Understanding Your Own Health Everyday

Real-time tracking of your health is here.

The effects of media on mental health

In Melbourne, Dr Timothy Scholfield, is a social psychologist who examines prejudicial behaviour against stigmatised and marginalised groups. With AFFIRM’s support he is able...
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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.