14 October 2022

Young people and experts share 'positive actions' they take to manage feelings of climate distress

On Tuesday 11 October, the Matilda Centre and Net Zero Initiative hosted an online panel discussion to discuss the mental health impacts of climate change, arm young people with practical coping strategies, and discover Net Zero solutions that industry can implement to bring about change.
04 October 2022

MDMA and mood: starting the PhD journey

We sat down with PhD student, Zachary Bryant, to chat about his research in understanding the relationship between MDMA (ecstasy), mental health, and addiction; and the implications for novel psychedelic treatments. Zac also shares some of the items in his 'mental health and well being toolkit' and his love of football.
04 October 2022

Digital intervention engagement: reducing chronic disease risk and improving mental health

We spoke to research fellow Dr Louise Thornton, program lead in digital interventions and engagement at the Matilda Centre about her switch from opera singing to research, generating ideas, and addressing the low adoption and adherence of digital health interventions.