‘Tis the season to take stock of our mental health
Researchers from USC’s Sunshine Coast Mind and Neuroscience Thompson Institute have launched a survey to understand knowledge and opinions of people on the Sunshine Coast around mental health and suicide prevention, and their experiences with accessing help.
Surf therapy lesson for mental health delegates
Mental health experts from Australia and New Zealand will have the chance to trial surf therapy ahead of a national conference on the Sunshine Coast.
Psychology graduate earns top honour
USC Psychology student Helen Hall will receive the prestigious Chancellor’s Medal at her graduation ceremony on Friday 28 September for her research into the growing epidemic of parental loneliness and for her extensive volunteer work to help alleviate it.
Fetal alcohol forum for Sunshine Coast action plan
An open community forum on problems caused by alcohol during pregnancy is the next step in building a stronger awareness and support network on the Sunshine Coast.
Adolescent brain study most ambitious of its kind
University of the Sunshine Coast researchers are about to embark on the most ambitious long-term study of the adolescent brain, and they’re calling on 500 local youths to get involved.