"world first Centre of Research Excellence in Mental Health and Substance Use: Translating Innovative Prevention and Treatment will receive $2.5 million in National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding over the next five years. "
In our survey about bullying at the university, the effect of bullying resulted in 21.5% of our respondents (i.e. 40 individuals) reporting that they had increased their alcohol and smoking intake.
This increased intake accompanied reports of mental health issues resulting from their bullying viz.
- depression (56.4%)
- suicidal thoughts (23.1%)
- panic attacks (27.2%)
- sleep problems (61.5%).