Health Diary: Mental Health Awareness Month
Almost 50 per cent of Australians will experience a mental illness in their lifetime, but are mental health disorders becoming more common? And how can we seek help for them?
Last Reviewed: 09/10/2018
Mental illness: available treatments
Find out which health care professionals treat mental illness and about the variety of different treatments available.
Depression: Q and A
Depression is very common, affecting more than one in 5 people in Australia in their lifetime. Get the answers to commonly asked questions about depression, including what can be done to help.
Anxiety is the most common mental health problem in Australia, affecting 1 in 4 people. If you have anxiety that's out of proportion to the situation you're in, you may have an anxiety disorder.
Mental illness: how family and friends can help
When a relative or friend develops a mental illness, it can be distressing, worrying and isolating for everyone involved.