Symptoms of mental illness
If a person is affected by mental illness, they may display a severe change in their thoughts, mood or behaviour. Symptoms of mental illness can include anxiety, depression and anger.
Autism is a developmental disability that can cause a complex range of behavioural symptoms and may be mild, moderate or severe.
Information about memory disorders from leading Australian health organisations, including links to content on memory loss and amnesia.
Smiling Mind is a free app designed to help reduce stress and improve your wellbeing.
Supportive psychotherapy is designed to allow a person with mental health issues to voice concerns, and receive encouragement in finding practical solutions.
Breathe by ReachOut.com is a free app designed to reduce symptoms of anxiety and stress. It's suitable for all ages and available from the Apple Store.
WorryTime by ReachOut.com gives people a place to store their daily worries. It is a free app that is suitable for ages 12+ and is available from the Apple App Store.
There is no one-size-fits-all treatment for depression. Physical, psychological, complementary and self-help strategies can all be effective, usually in combination.
Bullying and harassment
It comes in many forms – such as verbal, physical or online abuse – and bullying can leave the target feeling weak, helpless and even responsible.
We all feel down sometimes, but if feelings of sadness or worry last more than 2 weeks, it may be a sign of depression or other mental condition.