Your Christmas mental health questions answered
healthdirect's Chief Medical Officer, Dr Nirvana Luckraj, answers your questions on looking after your mental health at Christmas time.
An eating disorder is a mental health condition. It involves an unhealthy relationship with food. Find out about the different eating disorders here.
Have a good day at work – every day
Returning to work after a break can be a positive experience. Follow these tips from the Black Dog Institute to help you find joy and calm in your work day – no stress.
Melancholia (melancholic depression)
Melancholia is a type of depression, sometimes referred to as melancholic depression. Read more about the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment here.
What is addiction?
This article describes the types, causes and signs of addiction, and where to get help.
Grief and loss
It’s the natural emotional response to losing someone who was close to you, but grief can also follow serious illness, divorce or other loss.
What to do if you’re feeling stressed or helpless about a natural disaster
Feeling stressed, scared or anxious about a natural disaster is normal, even if you’re not directly affected. Here's how to help yourself, and how to donate.
People with a gambling addiction will continue to gamble even if it means risking their financial security, relationships or home, but help is available.
Low self-esteem or feelings of worthlessness can happen to anyone. Find out what can be done to help.
It's not unusual to be concerned about body image or diet, but using extreme weight loss methods can lead to eating disorders, like bulimia nervosa.