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.
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.
Mental health programs
There are several programs that provide support and education for people who are experiencing mental illness.
Phobias are persistent, irrational fears. Learn more about phobias from trusted sources.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sexual harassment can impact mental health, lower self-esteem and cause fear, depression and stress. It's common in the workplace - and illegal.