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One in 5 Australians will experience a mental illness in any given year. Here is information on types, causes and symptoms of mental illness, and where to find help.
Mental illness stigma
People with mental health problems may face stigma, which can lead to discrimination and make mental illness worse. Find out how to reduce stigma.
How to talk about your mental health concerns
Talking about your mental health concerns to your friends, family, partner or boss can be difficult. Here's how to start the conversation.
Caring for someone with a mental illness
Caring for a friend or family member with a mental illness can be challenging. These tips will help you look after your own mental health and access support.
Nine signs of mental illness - infographic
Can you spot the difference between a bad mood and something more serious? This infographic could point to a mental health issue in someone you love.
Mental health programs
There are several programs that provide support and education for people who are experiencing mental illness.
Mental health services — infographic
There are several organisations that provide much of the support and education for people with mental illness and their families and carers throughout Australia.
Recovery and mental health
The ‘recovery’ approach to mental illness is more than managing symptoms - it’s about creating a meaningful satisfying life, with hope and resilience.
Lithium is a medicine used to treat bipolar disorder and some other mental illnesses. Find out about how lithium works and what you need to know.
Despite what many think, people with schizophrenia don’t have a ‘split personality’ and very few are violent. Learn more about this mental illness.