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WayAhead Mental Health Association NSW

WayAhead Mental Health Association NSW (WayAhead) participate in the development of mental health initiatives which result in increased community awareness and knowledge of mental health issues.

WayAhead run free information services such as the Mental Health Information Line (1300 794 991) and the WayAhead Directory online directory of mental health services.

WayAhead provide support for anxiety disorders through their Understanding Anxiety website which includes anxiety support groups and the Anxiety Disorders Support Line (1300 794 991).

They provide free mental health education through Understanding Anxiety forums, Small Steps seminars for primary school teachers and parents, and through the WayAhead websites and fact sheets.

WayAhead also promote better mental wellbeing and prevention through the following programs:

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Last reviewed: March 2018

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Paranoia - WayAhead

A state of mind where a person believes that others may be trying to harm them.

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Learn about borderline personality disorder | WayAhead Fact Sheet

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is a serious mental illness that makes it hard for a person to feel comfortable in themselves.

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Carer Information | Looking after yourself and your family | WayAhead Fact Sheet

Caring for someone with a mental illness often takes a lot of your patience, time and energy. Learn how to also look after yourself.

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Learn the facts about Anxiety | WayAhead Fact Sheet

Anxiety is a natural reaction that everyone experiences. Anxiety becomes a problem when it stops people from living their lives the way they want to.

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Hoarding Disorder - WayAhead

Hoarding is a disorder that presents persistent difficulty with discarding or parting with possessions. The person who experiences hoarding disorder perceives the items to be a necessity, therefore the need to save them.

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Does my child need help with their anxiety? | Understanding Anxiety

It's usual for children to feel anxious or fearful about a variety of different things. How can you tell if your child needs professional help to deal with their anxiety?

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Seasonal Affective Disorder - WayAhead

Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD, is a mood disorder that occurs in people who display no other mental health symptoms or issues throughout the year.

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Find a Child and Adolescent Anxiety Clinic | Understanding Anxiety

Online/Australia-wide clinics Cool Kids Program Centre for Emotional Health Macquarie University (Fees apply) Go to website Youth Beyond Blue Go to website

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Learn the facts about Social Anxiety | WayAhead Fact Sheet

Social Anxiety Disorder is an intense fear, and often avoidance, of social situations that could result in negative judgments by other people.

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Learn the facts about Agoraphobia | WayAhead Fact Sheet

Agoraphobia can be defined as significant fear and a belief that it would not be possible to escape a situation if panic-like symptoms occurred.

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