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.
Australian mental health services
It can be difficult to understand how the mental health system in Australia operates. Learn about this complex network of services and how you can access what 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 where you are and what service you are provided. Learn more about the services and what the costs may 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 services by state and territory
State and territory governments offer hospital, emergency and community mental health services. Learn what services are available in your region.
Low cost or free mental health services
Trusted information about low cost or free mental health services, including who can use the Better Access or ATAPS programs, exceptional circumstances, how I would start and other mental health services from leading Australian health organisations.
Recovery and mental health
Trusted information about recovery and mental health, including information on mental health recovery, such as the 'recovery approach' to mental health, mental health recovery plans and how to get help with mental health recovery from leading Australian health organisations.
Mental health resources for me
Trusted information about mental health resources for me from leading Australian health organisations.
Mental health and wellbeing
Almost half of Australian adults will experience a mental illness at some point in their life. Here are links to a range of mental health and wellbeing topics.