Dealing with life events
Life events such as accidents, a death and relationships can cause stress, but even happy events such as planning a wedding can make you feel down.
Dementia – an overview
Dementia is an umbrella term that refers to symptoms caused by changes in the functioning of the brain that affect memory, personality and behaviour.
Causes of depression
Depression (also known as major depression, or clinical depression) is a medical condition where people experience long and intense periods of low mood which affects their ability to function.
Symptoms of PTSD
No two people experience symptoms of PTSD in the same way. PTSD in children and teenagers can also occur differently from how it does in adults.
Because there are a number of different types of dementia, there can be varying symptoms. Find out about dementia symptoms.
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
Someone with PTSD experiences long-term fear, anxiety and memories of trauma that interfere with their ability to function.
Health information in relation to a number of different life stages and life events, such as babies and toddlers, children, teenagers, young adults, pregnancy, women's health, men's health, seniors and end-of-life issues.
Mental health programs
There are several programs that provide support and education for people who are experiencing mental illness.
Causes of PTSD
The risk of experiencing PTSD can be increased by a complex mixture of factors such as childhood trauma and a history of mental illness.
Insomnia - leading to poor concentration or mood changes – affects one third of Australians at some point. Good sleep habits and lifestyle changes may help.