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Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Someone with PTSD experiences long-term fear, anxiety and memories of trauma that interfere with their ability to function. Here are symptoms, causes and treatment for PTSD.

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Complex post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Complex PTSD is a mental health condition that can develop in people who have been through prolonged and repeated trauma, particularly in childhood.

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Mental health programs

There are several programs that provide support and education for people who are experiencing mental illness.

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Phobias

Phobias are persistent, irrational fears. Learn more about phobias from trusted sources.

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Bushfire health and safety

Bushfires have become a part of Australian life. Learn how to protect your health, prepare for a natural disaster, know which health conditions put you at greater risk, and how to cope emotionally.

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Types of mental illness

There are nearly 300 mental disorders listed in the DSM-5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders). This is a handbook used by health professionals to help identify and diagnose mental illness.

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Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs, also called service dogs, are animals trained to help people who are living with physical disabilities to move around and do everyday activities.

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New phone app could reduce suicide risk

A new app could help mental health patients and reduce suicide risk, by sending counsellors data on mood, activity and adherence to medication.

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Online therapy (eTherapy)

eTherapy, online counselling or online therapy refers to psychological support, therapy, education and assistance delivered via the internet or an online platform.

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Sexual harassment

Sexual harassment can impact mental health, lower self-esteem and cause fear, depression and stress. It's common in the workplace - and illegal.

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