28 October 2020

Primed for prevention

The Matilda Centre has partnered with fellow leading mental health organisations in Australia to form the Prevention Coalition and release a joint consensus statement highlighting the need to increase investment and action in the prevention of mental disorders.
23 October 2020

Researching cannabis use among individuals with opioid dependence

PhD student Jack Wilson is utilising Australia’s longest and largest running study of people with opioid dependence to understand patterns of cannabis use among this cohort.
23 October 2020

Leaders in Prevention Summit

Key stakeholders in Mental Health and Substance Use prevention gather to shape a national preventative initiative.
23 October 2020

Researching the mental health of marginalised communities

We speak to Dr Marlee Bower about her research on the relationships between the built environment, loneliness, and mental health. She also tells us about a new project she’s leading known as the Alone Together Study which is measuring the impacts of COVID-19 on Australians’ mental wellbeing.
23 October 2020

Youth Mental Health Forum

This Mental Health Month the Matilda Centre hosted the #youthgotthis Youth Mental Health Forum to bring together young people, parents, educators, health workers and researchers to facilitate an online discussion and live Q&A moderated by television presenter and Mental Health Advocate, Jessica Rowe.