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Mental Health Online

Mental Health Online offers comprehensive and effective online services and programs free of charge. Mental Health Online provides online information, assessment, self-guided and therapist assisted programs for a variety of mental health issues including anxiety and depression.

Vision and mission

Mental Health Online’s mission is to ensure that people experiencing mental health difficulties have access to free information, effective digital treatment programs and appropriate further care recommendations, accessible whenever and wherever it’s needed.

How Mental Health Online can help

Mental Health Online provides free resources and services to help people experiencing mental health difficulties including:

  • High quality information and resources to help you understand mental health difficulties and their treatment
  • A comprehensive online psychological assessment (e-PASS) to help assess the type and severity of difficulties you may be experiencing
  • Evidence-based treatment programs
  • Access to eTherapists to support you through your treatment program via email, video and instant chat

Programs and apps and tools

Treatment Programs

Mental Health Online offers seven, comprehensive treatment programs which can be worked through independently or with therapist support:

  • Depression Online Program: helps people learn about depression, and implement strategies to manage symptoms and improve overall wellbeing
  • Generalised Anxiety (GAD) Program: helps people understand the nature of anxiety and worry and teaches skills and strategies to help manage symptoms and improve overall wellbeing
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Program: helps people to understand and manage Post-Traumatic Stress by learning how to change unhelpful thoughts and beliefs and manage symptoms
  • OCD Stop! Program: helps people understand more about Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and to learn strategies to change behaviour and thinking styles, and better manage obsessions and/or compulsions
  • Panic Stop! Program: helps to increase understanding of panic and learn skills and strategies to manage symptoms
  • Social Anxiety Online Program: helps people learn about social anxiety and implement skills and strategies to manage symptoms and improve overall wellbeing
  • Made-4-Me Multi-disorder Program: designed to help people work on managing more than one mental health difficulty at the same time

Therapist Support

12 weeks of therapist support is also available for all Mental Health Online programs:

  • Therapist Assisted Program: weekly contact from one of our eTherapists via email, video or instant chat to help support and tailor programs to your needs

Mental Health Assessment

Mental Health Online also provides a comprehensive assessment tool:

  • e-PASS Assessment: to help assess the type and severity of difficulties you may be experiencing, and to suggest treatments, including our free programs and therapist support

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Last reviewed: December 2021

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About the PTSD Online Program

The PTSD Program helps people to understand and manage Post-Traumatic Stress by learning how to change unhelpful thoughts and beliefs and manage symptoms

Read more on Mental Health Online website

About the OCD Stop Program

The OCD Stop! program helps people understand more about Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and to learn strategies to change behaviour and thinking styles, and better manage obsessions and/or compulsions

Read more on Mental Health Online website

Social Anxiety Disorder

Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD) is a form of anxiety that occurs in certain social situations (e.g. public speaking, meeting new people) which can lead to people avoiding those social situations. Find out more about SAD and treatment options

Read more on Mental Health Online website

About the Made-4-Me Program

The Made for Me program is designed to help people work on managing more than one mental health difficulty at the same time

Read more on Mental Health Online website

Panic Disorder

A panic attack is an intense periods of fear that starts suddenly and peaks within 10 minutes. People with Panic Disorder experience recurrent and unexpected panic attacks - learn more about symptoms and treatment

Read more on Mental Health Online website

About the Panic Stop Program

The Panic Stop! program helps to increase understanding of panic and learn skills and strategies to manage symptoms

Read more on Mental Health Online website

About the Depression Online Program

The Depression Program helps people learn about depression, and implement stratagies to manage symptoms and improve overall wellbeing

Read more on Mental Health Online website

Where to seek (or find) help

Access to information and extra support is important when you are experiencing mental health difficulties

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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Almost everyone who experiences trauma will be emotionally affected but for some people their distress doesn't go away with time. Symptoms that remain over a month from the incident may indicate Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - learn more about symptoms and treatment

Read more on Mental Health Online website

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) involves unwanted and intrusive obsessions (persistent distressing images, impulses, worries, fears or doubts) and/or compulsions (repetitive behaviours or mental actions people feel required to do). Find out more about OCD and treatment options

Read more on Mental Health Online website

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