Our Symptom checker provides clinical advice on what to do next based on your symptoms.
Supporting someone with a mental health issue
You may find it difficult talking to someone with a mental health issue. Follow these guidelines on how to support your loved one when they are struggling.
Mental health resources for adults
Good mental health increases your enjoyment and appreciation of all aspects of life, and improves your ability to cope with life’s challenges.
Australian mental health services
It can be difficult to understand how the complex mental health system in Australia operates. Learn how you can access the care you need.
Mental health: where to get help
Learn how to navigate the Australian mental health system and its helpful services – and find out about any potential costs.
Paying for mental health services
Mental health costs vary depending on where you are and what service you are provided. Learn more about the services and what the costs might be.
Mental health care plan
A mental health care plan is a plan for people with a mental health disorder created by your doctor, outlining the goals for your treatment.
Community mental health services
Community mental health services are for people with severe types of mental illnesses. Learn about your local community mental health services.
Mental health nurses
Mental health nurses are registered nurses who have specialist qualifications in mental health. They work with doctors and psychiatrists to monitor a person’s health and provide links with other health professionals and services.
Mental health services by state and territory
State and territory governments offer hospital, emergency and community mental health services. Learn about services available in your region.
Talking to your doctor (GP) about mental health
A doctor (GP) is a good place to start for most mental health conditions. They can provide treatment or refer you to other mental health services.
Mental health and wellbeing
Almost half of Australian adults will experience a mental illness at some point in their life. Learn more about a range of mental health and wellbeing issues here.