Scars of war

Professor Ian Hickie writes about military personnel and veterans’ experience of post-traumatic stress disorder and the need for a high-quality mental health system.

New approach

NSW Premier Mike Baird launched the
Brain and Mind Centre to address some of
the most critical health issues of the 21st century.

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New research highlights need to effectively treat
first episodes of depression in young people.


Dr Manreena Kaur awarded Society of Mental Health
Research Early Career Researcher award from funds
raised during ABC's Mental As campaign last October.

Brain and Mind Centre

Disorders affecting the brain and mind – such as substance abuse, autism, depression and dementia – are among the greatest health challenges we face in the 21st century. These diseases are devastating for those affected, their families, and society – costing the Australian economy an estimated $30 billion each year.

We are committed to leading generational change for disorders of the brain and mind.

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