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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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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. Someone with this disorder will manipulate, antagonise and treat others with indifference. They show no remorse or guilt for the actions and

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Domestic and Family Violence | WayAhead

What is Domestic Violence? Domestic violence is a form of violence that can occur within any relationship, including in both heterosexual and homosexual relationships. It can affect people of any age and occurs in all socio-economic groups. It can sometimes be referred to as 'Intimate Partner Violence'. However, this

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Anxiety in Children | Understanding Anxiety

Professor of Psychology, Ron Rapee from Macquarie University is a Director of the Centre for Emotional Health, in this series of short videos he discusses,

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How do I know I need help? | Understanding Anxiety

We all face difficulties that we manage ourselves or with the help of our family or friends. However, at times we may feel overwhelmed. To help you decide

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Generalised Anxiety Symptoms Checklist | Understanding Anxiety

For SIX MONTHS or more on more days than not, have you felt very worried found it hard to stop worrying found that your anxiety made it difficult for you to do

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Personal Experiences | Understanding Anxiety

Generalised Anxiety Disorder My name is Quinn. I have had a Generalised Anxiety Disorder since I was seven years old, and have lived with it for the past 13

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Paranoia | WayAhead

What is Paranoia? A state of mind where a person believes that others may be trying to harm them. It may be a feeling that someone is watching them, listening

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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms | Understanding Anxiety

Have you: experienced or seen something that involved death, injury, torture or abuse and felt very scared or helpless had upsetting memories or dreams of the

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Phobia Symptoms Checklist | Understanding Anxiety

Have you felt very nervous when faced with a specific object or situation e.g.: flying on an aeroplane going near an animal receiving an injection going to a

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How Common is Anxiety? | Understanding Anxiety

The short video clip above features Professor Rocco Crino, a practising Clinical Psychologist with a lifetime's experience in the treatment of Anxiety Disorders

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