CATT – the crisis assessment and treatment team
Discover trusted information on Crisis management from leading Australian health organisations.
Mental health helplines
Information about key groups that can help with mental health problems, including healthdirect partners and leading Australian health organisations.
You’re not alone this World Bipolar Day, March 30
Friday March 30 is World Bipolar Day 2018. Help spread awareness of this mental health disorder, and find the services and helplines you need.
Just for kids: your feelings and mental health
If you're a kid, find out who you can talk to about mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, bullying, cyberbullying and drugs and alcohol abuse.
Mental health: where to get help
Learn how to navigate the Australian mental health system and its helpful services – and find out about any potential costs.
Not feeling well? Use the healthdirect Symptom Checker to better understand your symptoms and get advice on when to seek medical attention.
Treatment for paranoia
People with paranoid thoughts can find it hard to trust a mental health professional, but with a positive relationship, recovery is possible.
Treatments for narcissistic personality disorder (NPD)
There’s no specific medication to treat NPD. However, people with NPD sometimes also develop depression or anxiety, and in such cases antidepressant medications may be beneficial.
Diagnosis of psychosis
The first step in diagnosing psychosis is to see a doctor or mental health team at a hospital. Psychosis is treatable, so it’s important to seek help.
Treatment for psychosis
Psychosis is treatable. Mental health professionals, along with medication and family support, can best help you manage symptoms and aid recovery.