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Involuntary treatment

In Australia, there are circumstances where you can be legally hospitalised for a mental illness without your consent. You can also be legally compell...

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Diabetes & mental illness

Mental illness is enough to cope with on its own, so being told you have diabetes as well can feel overwhelming at first. It’s important to remember,...

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How to help in a crisis

How to help when someone experiences a mental health crisis When caring for someone with a mental illness, there may be times when their health deteri...

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For new mums

If you're pregnant or a new mum who experiences mental illness or mental health problems, this information is important. See helpful external resources for additional support.

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Getting better

Recovery is often defined as a process in which you take an active part in getting as well as you possibly can be: accepting unavoidable limitations a...

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Getting back to work

Getting back to work when you have a mental illness can be a challenge. Whether you have never worked, or have not been in work for months or even yea...

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Do pets have an impact on our mental health? - The SANE Blog

Did you know that Australia has one of the highest levels of pet ownership in the world?Around 36% of households own a dog and 23% include a cat as part of the family. And then there are horses, guinea pigs, fish, birds . . .

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Anorexia nervosa in children and young people | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

What is anorexia nervosa? Anorexia nervosa is a mental illness in which there is a disturbance in the way a person experiences their body shape or weight as well as unhappiness with their body

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Hospital care: before, during and after | Health and wellbeing | Queensland Government

Going into hospital can be a stressful time for both patients and families. Knowing as much as possible beforehand can help ease the stress.

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For family & carers

For Family and Carers The experience of caring for someone with diabetes is different for everyone

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