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.

Headspace under threat

Professor Ian Hickie is concerned young people will be turned away from clinics because funding has been frozen.

Brain & Mind Research Institute

Diseases of the brain and mind, including substance abuse, clinical depression and dementia now account for more than 40 percent of all illness. These diseases are devastating for those affected, their families, and for society, costing the Australian economy an estimated $30 billion each year.

The BMRI brings together patients, support groups and front-line carers with scientists and clinicians working in neurosciences and brain research, providing hope for those affected.

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