Many men do seek help prior to suicide, but are services adequately designed to assess men’s needs?

Featured

Cara Richardson summarises a qualitative photovoice study, which finds that some men who died by suicide did seek help before their death, but the help given was often ineffective.

[read the full story...]

Trans pathways: mental health care for transgender and gender diverse young people in Australia

the-creative-exchange-sAMmA7cUnWk-unsplash

Talen Wright reviews a recent paper on the Trans Pathways study, which looks at mental health care for transgender and gender diverse young people in Australia.

[read the full story...]

Borderline personality disorder and intimate partner violence

shutterstock_130725767

In her debut blog, Jessica Tunmore summarises a recent research study, which looks at the relationship between borderline personality disorder and intimate partner violence.

[read the full story...]

Non-suicidal self injury in bisexual populations

jordan-mcdonald-Bzd1qPySNvk-unsplash

Talen Wright explores a recent narrative synthesis of associated variables and meta-analysis of risk of non-suicidal self injury in bisexual people.

[read the full story...]

Increased suicide risk where race/ethnicity and sexual orientation intersect

Featured

In his debut blog, Brendan Dunlop summarises a study finding a relationship between minority sexual orientation, ethnicity and suicide risk in adolescents.

[read the full story...]

Transgender discrimination and stigma: links to anxiety and depression

shutterstock_1419791123

Emily Day summarises a recent study exploring the effects that transgender discrimination and stigma can have on the mental health of trans people, and what strategies individuals use to cope.

[read the full story...]

Determinants of mental health: a briefing from the Commission for Equality in Mental Health

shutterstock_1314624404

Noortje Uphoff summarises a briefing from the Commission for Equality in Mental Health, which outlines how people from disadvantaged groups are more likely to be exposed to the factors that have a negative impact on our mental health.

[read the full story...]

Quit playing games with my… head? Online therapeutic games for LGBTQ+ youth #MindTech2019

shutterstock_624801452

Will Koehler writes his debut Mental Elf blog on an exploratory study about how LGBT youth use the internet in relation to their mental health.

Follow #MindTech2019 on Twitter today to hear more from the lead author Mathijs Lucassen about this and other recent digital mental health research.

[read the full story...]

“It doesn’t mean they aren’t after you”: sexual minorities and paranoia

shutterstock_1151758097

Sarah Carr explores a recent cross-sectional study on sexual minority status and symptoms of psychosis, which looks at the role of bullying, discrimination, social support and drug use.

[read the full story...]

Mental health and suicide risk in LGBTQ students: What are the associated factors?

elyssa-fahndrich-702530-unsplash

Sarah Carr writes an important blog for #PrideMonth that looks at general and LGBTQ-specific factors associated with mental health and suicide risk among LGBTQ students.

[read the full story...]