Mental Health Awareness Month

Explore the latest mental health research

Mental Health Awareness Month aims to get the global community talking about mental health issues openly and in a collaborative manner, in the hope of ultimately making lasting change. Therefore, in honor of the event, below you’ll see an exclusive collection of the latest research from across disciplines and imprints in order to highlight how mental health and well-being are impacted by social, cultural and environmental disparities, all of which have become more prominent than ever during the global pandemic.


Children & Young Adults

Gender & LGBTQ+

Conditions, Disorders, & Treatments

Education & the Workplace



Poverty and Mental Health

Culture, Colonisation & Immigration

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Open Access Books: Supporting Mental Health Research

Open access (OA) advances research on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals—as OA easily connects researchers and their work to policy makers, business leaders, and professionals who can put discoveries into practice.Open Access

Open access books are easy to find and share, allowing for authors to increase the real-world impact of their work.

Take a closer look at our collection of OA books across all SDGs and read interviews with OA book authors that illustrate how publishing their books OA has extended their impact and reach.

Click here to explore our SDG OA Books hub

Mental Health Research and societal impact

SDG10_95px © Springer Nature 2021Discover Mental Health researchers' attitudes towards societal impact in this downloadable infographic, part of a larger project in partnership with the Association of Universities in the Netherlands (VSNU), exploring the role of open research in accelerating progress on global societal challenges. Learn more.