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Lady Gaga Launches Teen Mental Health First Aid in the U.S

2019-06-13T08:39:42+10:00

Earlier this year, the National Council for Behavioral Health partnered with Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation to launch teen Mental Health First Aid (tMHFA) in the U.S., with a pilot program in eight high schools across the country. “With teen Mental Health First Aid, we like to say, it’s okay to not be okay,” [...]

Lady Gaga Launches Teen Mental Health First Aid in the U.S2019-06-13T08:39:42+10:00

Tackling Severe Mental Illness and Heavy Drinking on the Phone

2019-06-12T11:43:51+10:00

Young Australians with severe mental illness who engage in hazardous alcohol use are top of mind in a new research study funded by Australian Rotary Health (ARH). Professor Amanda Baker and her team at the University of Newcastle are receiving an ARH Mental Health Research Grant to test a telephone intervention for hazardous alcohol use [...]

Tackling Severe Mental Illness and Heavy Drinking on the Phone2019-06-12T11:43:51+10:00

Answering Parent’s Questions About Cerebral Palsy

2019-06-11T10:36:23+10:00

A new research study funded by Australian Rotary Health will aim to answer parent’s questions on what the future for their baby will look like after being diagnosed with cerebral palsy. With a Funding Partner PhD Scholarship, co-funded by the Rotary Club of St Ives and the University of Sydney, Anna te Velde will investigate [...]

Answering Parent’s Questions About Cerebral Palsy2019-06-11T10:36:23+10:00

Slowing the Rate of Antibiotic Resistance

2019-06-03T12:18:26+10:00

A PhD Scholar funded by Australian Rotary Health is determined to slow the rates of antibiotic resistance by conducting research to inform a community level awareness campaign. Aaron Alejandro from Murdoch University was awarded the Australian Rotary Health/Rotary Club of Applecross PhD Funding Partner Scholarship this year to carry out in-depth social research to assist [...]

Slowing the Rate of Antibiotic Resistance2019-06-03T12:18:26+10:00

An Effective Treatment for Depression on the Go

2019-05-29T14:51:42+10:00

An Australian Rotary Health (ARH) funded research study has found that app-based treatments for depression with mood monitoring features, may be a positive alternative to seeking treatment face-to-face. From 2015-2018, Dr Matthew Fuller-Tyszkiewicz at Deakin University was awarded an ARH Mental Health Research Grant to evaluate the efficacy of a depression symptom monitoring smartphone app [...]

An Effective Treatment for Depression on the Go2019-05-29T14:51:42+10:00

The Impact of PTSD on the Children of Veterans

2019-05-28T11:11:24+10:00

New research funded by Australian Rotary Health will look at how children are impacted when a parent from the Australian Defence Force (ADF) has experienced Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), with hopes to inform a new intervention for ADF families. Katrina Streatfeild from the University of Newcastle was awarded a Rotary District 9790/RSL Clubs of [...]

The Impact of PTSD on the Children of Veterans2019-05-28T11:11:24+10:00

Helping Young Australians ‘Look for Good’

2019-05-22T14:36:51+10:00

A computer-based program that teaches children to focus their attention on the positives has been found to reduce anxiety, according to a new research study funded by Australian Rotary Health (ARH). ARH Mental Health Research Grant recipient Professor Allison Waters and her team at Griffith University were awarded the grant from 2014-2017 to conduct a [...]

Helping Young Australians ‘Look for Good’2019-05-22T14:36:51+10:00

Social Processing in People with Autism Vs Williams Syndrome

2019-05-21T14:19:51+10:00

New research funded by Australian Rotary Health is the first to show that social processing difficulties in Autism Spectrum Disorder and Williams Syndrome may occur when they see faces paired with biographical information. Kelsie Boulton from Macquarie University was awarded an Australian Rotary Health Funding Partner PhD Scholarship (co-funded by the Rotary Club of Illawarra [...]

Social Processing in People with Autism Vs Williams Syndrome2019-05-21T14:19:51+10:00

Breaking the Cycle of Methamphetamine Use

2019-05-20T11:08:41+10:00

A recent PhD study supported by Australian Rotary Health (ARH) will aim to prevent and break the cycle of methamphetamine use by investigating a cell type associated with decision making in the brain. Anna Horton from the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health was awarded an Ian Scott PhD Scholarship from ARH this year [...]

Breaking the Cycle of Methamphetamine Use2019-05-20T11:08:41+10:00

New Program Effective in Reducing Stress in Toddlers

2019-05-15T10:39:49+10:00

A new program funded by Australian Rotary Health has been found to reduce stress in toddlers by teaching parents how to control their own responses to their child’s emotions. Associate Professor Sophie Havighurst from the University of Melbourne was awarded a Mental Health Research Grant from 2015-2017 to test the effectiveness of the Tuning in [...]

New Program Effective in Reducing Stress in Toddlers2019-05-15T10:39:49+10:00