Mental Health News

Talking About Mental Health in Asia




Asian countries such as Korea, China, Japan and India have troubling suicide rates. Despite this, diskussing behavioral health issues like depression or anxiety often does not happen in Asia.

VIDEO: Talking About Mental Health in Asia  (ABC News)

Duration: 14min 48sec

Share this page

Latest News

Family Physicians are not always the best judges of depression, according to an Australian study which showed the aid of a simple computer tablet to be a better bet for diagnosis. When identifying patients with depression, the Family Physicians’ performance is  “poor”... +
A new report says strain on Victoria's behavioral health system   has resulted in a sharp rise in people using hospital emergency departments to access treatment. The Victorian Health Department says the state's behavioral health system is dealing with a growing number of people... +
For the first time, amphetamine   abuse is the number one problem for people seeking treatment for drug addiction, according to Australia's largest rehabilitation service. Sydney's Odyssey House has seen the lot over the years - the heroin   usage of the '60s and '70s, and... +