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Experts available to comment ahead of suicide prevention and mental health days
Experts in mental health and suicide prevention from the University of the Sunshine Coast and its Sunshine Coast Mind and Neuroscience – Thompson Institute are available to comment ahead of two important days.
Training for public to help prevent suicide
Free suicide-alertness training is being offered to the public by USC as a part of its commitment to helping reduce the Sunshine Coast’s higher-than-average suicide rates.
Early findings for first year of youth brain study
A first-of-its-kind youth mental health study being conducted on the Sunshine Coast has reached its one-year mark with significant initial findings.
Families urged to develop skills to assist with mental health concerns
A USC survey has found that most Sunshine Coast residents would discuss their mental health concerns with family and friends, despite knowing that these people might not have the skills to help them, while one in five would not tell anyone if they had depression.