Mental health nurses
Mental health nurses are registered nurses who have specialist qualifications in mental health. They work with doctors and psychiatrists to monitor a person’s health and provide links with other health professionals and services.
Links to articles about nursing services.
Antipsychotic medications are medicines that can help ease the symptoms of psychosis. Find out more about antipsychotics.
Allied health practitioners are trained professionals who are not doctors, dentists or nurses. Learn more about what these professionals do.
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.
Treatment for psychosis
Psychosis is treatable. Mental health professionals, along with medication and family support, can best help you manage symptoms and aid recovery.
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.
Despite what many think, people with schizophrenia don’t have a ‘split personality’ and very few are violent. Learn more about this mental illness.
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.
People with anxiety disorders may be unable to stop worrying about seemingly unimportant things, and perceive situations as being worse than they are.