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Youth suicide

Links to trusted information about youth suicide.

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Depression in teenagers

One in five children and adolescents is affected by mental health problems and disorders. Find out about depression and young people.

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Borderline personality disorder (BPD) symptoms

There are many Borderline Personality Disorder symptoms including intense mood swings, unstable relationships, self-harm and suicidal thoughts. Learn more.

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Mental health resources for lesbian, gay, bi, trans and intersex people (LGBTI)

The mental health issues faced by the LGBTI community are as diverse as the community itself.

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Borderline personality disorder (BPD) diagnosis

If you suspect you have BPD, the first step to receiving a borderline personality disorder diagnosis is to see a doctor or mental health professional.

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Borderline personality disorder (BPD)

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a mental disorder affecting people’s thoughts and behaviours, making it difficult to cope with life.

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Melancholia (melancholic depression)

Melancholia is a type of depression, sometimes referred to as melancholic depression. Read more about the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment here.

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Diagnosis of psychosis

The first step in diagnosing psychosis is to see a doctor or mental health team at a hospital. Psychosis is treatable, so it’s important to seek help.

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Teenage mental health

Teenagers and adolescents can suffer from mental health issues as they experience new relationships, school or study or starting a new job.

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Victoria rural and remote health services

Regional and rural Victoria's health services are important to all in the state. Knowing where they are will give you confidence when you need help.

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