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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.

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Alcohol related harm - WayAhead

Australians are considered to consume large quantities of alcohol, with many drinking at harmful levels, including adolescents and young adults.

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ADHD - WayAhead

The term Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) describes children or adults who have difficulties in staying attentive or focused, are impulsive, frequently very active (over-active) at levels higher than expected for their age and have difficulties controlling their behaviour.

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Bipolar Disorder - WayAhead

Bipolar disorder is persistent changes in mood, characterised by periods of either very elevated moods (hypomania or mania) or very low moods (depression).

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Sleep and Health - WayAhead

During sleep we repair our physical and mental health. Good sleep helps us resolve some of our daily problems.

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Physical exercises for older people to improve wellbeing - WayAhead

Exercise is extremely beneficial to your wellbeing; as we get older we tend to benefit more from exercise.

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The Empty Nest Syndrome - WayAhead

Empty Nest Syndrome refers to the grief experienced by parents when one or all of their children have left the family home to live elsewhere.

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Recognising and Managing Stress - WayAhead

We are all familiar with stress. It is a normal response that we may experience to some extent every day.

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Body Dysmorphic Disorder - WayAhead

Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) is a mental illness classified as an anxiety disorder, where a person becomes obsessed and worried with minor or imaginary defects in their appearance.

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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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