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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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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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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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Find a Child and Adolescent Anxiety Clinic | Understanding Anxiety

Listed by distance from Sydney.All information correct as of 27 June 2018. Sydney Uni Anxiety Disorders Clinic Level 2, Building M02F, 94 Mallett Street,

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Learn the facts about building resilience | WayAhead Fact Sheet

Resilience is the ability to bounce back from stressful or challenging experiences. It involves being able to adapt to changes and approach negative ...

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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. People with BDP ...

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Learn the facts about Generalised Anxiety Disorder | WayAhead

Generalised Anxiety Disorder is intense anxiety and worry about a variety of events and issues, and the worry is out of proportion to the situation

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Learn the facts about Panic Disorder | WayAhead Fact Sheet

Panic Disorder can be described as experiencing intense fear unexpectedly, or out of the blue. These experiences are called panic attacks.

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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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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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Antisocial Personality Disorder - WayAhead

Antisocial Personality Disorder (ASPD) is a mental disorder where a person shows no regard for right or wrong and is not concerned with the feelings or rights of other people.

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