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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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OCD Symptoms Checklist | Understanding Anxiety

Have you: done the same activity repeatedly and in a very ordered, precise and similar way each time e.g.: - constantly washing your hands or clothes, showering

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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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Social Phobia | Understanding Anxiety

Those who suffer from Social Phobia have a fear of being the centre of attention in case of embarrassment or being judged negatively. They avoid social situations, or tolerate them with difficulty.

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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) | Understanding Anxiety

OCD occurs when people have ongoing, unwanted/intrusive thoughts and fears that cause anxiety often called obsessions. These make people feel the need to carry out certain rituals...

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What Can I Do to Help Myself? | Understanding Anxiety

Call the Mental Health Information Service for assistance 1300 794 992. If you are diagnosed with a particular anxiety disorder, learn as much as you can about

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What is Anxiety? | Understanding Anxiety

Having an anxiety disorder isn't a life sentence, it's the first step towards a solution, as anxiety disorders are among the most treatable and manageable of all mental health problems.

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Panic Disorder | Understanding Anxiety

A Panic Attack is characterised by; sudden episodes of intense fear that seems to come without any apparent cause. Intense panic usually last a few minutes but sometimes it could return in waves...

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Specific Phobias | 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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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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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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