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Mental health nurses

Mental health nurses are registered nurses. They work with doctors, and other health professionals to monitor and treat a person's mental health.

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Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT)

Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) is a type of psychotherapy (talk therapy) that helps a person to identify and change unhealthy or damaging thinking habits.

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Counsellors and counselling

If you are having difficulties in life, talking to a counsellor can help. Counsellors work in many areas, such as mental health, to provide advice.

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Psychosis

Psychosis may be caused or triggered by certain mental illnesses and/or drug use in vulnerable people. Find out more about causes and treatments

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Mental health professionals

Mental health isn't the area of psychologists and psychiatrists alone. Discover the different types of mental health workers available to you.

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Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a mental illness that involves an altered experience of reality. Learn more about causes, symptoms and treatments.

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Anxiety

If you have ongoing fears and worries that cause distress and stop you from doing things, you may have an anxiety disorder — find out more here.

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Australian mental health services

It can be difficult to understand how the complex mental health system in Australia operates. Learn how you can access the care you need.

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Abortion

There are many reasons someone might choose to terminate a pregnancy. Counselling can help you understand your options. Learn about the process.

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