Psychosis may be caused or triggered by certain mental illnesses and/or drug use in vulnerable people. Find out more about causes and treatments
Antipsychotic medications are medicines that can help ease the symptoms of psychosis. Find out more about antipsychotics.
Delusions are false and irrational beliefs that someone holds onto – even when there is evidence that they’re not real. Find out about the different types, and how delusions can be treated.
Psychosis may be caused or triggered by certain mental illnesses and/or drug use in vulnerable people. Find out more about causes and treatments.
Many women experience the 'baby blues' after pregnancy, but when feelings persist beyond these early days, it may be a sign of depression.
Schizophrenia is a mental illness that involves an altered experience of reality. Learn more about causes, symptoms and treatments.
Many people, at times, feel paranoid. Paranoia is a state of mind in which a person believes that others are trying to harm them. Read more for paranoia causes and treatment.
Ice (crystal meth)
Ice, also known as crystal meth, is a very addictive illegal drug. Find out more about ice, including what it is and the dangers of its use.
Mental health and wellbeing
Almost half of Australian adults will experience a mental illness at some point in their life. Mental health conditions do not discriminate, and can affect anyone. But support and treatment can help.
Research shows that mindfulness – focusing on the present – can improve memory and reduce stress, and it’s a technique that anyone can practise.