Get the facts

What is mental health?

Other Mental Health Conditions

Get the facts
Other Mental Health Conditions

We would love to include information on every mental health condition out there, but with almost 300 recognisable mental health disorders this is a really challenging task. We would hate to overwhelm you with too much information, so instead we have included information on some of the most common mental health conditions, as well as conditions that we receive the most enquiries about – depression, anxiety, substance (including alcohol) use disorder, bipolar disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder. For information on other mental health disorders, for example schizophrenia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, gender dysphoria, personality disorders (to name but a few), we recommend visiting reputable sites (and only reputable sites). Some sites that have been recognised as reputable by the Australian Government include:

http://www.mindhealthconnect.org.au/

http://at-ease.dva.gov.au/

https://www.beyondblue.org.au/

https://www.eheadspace.org.au/

https://www.healthdirect.gov.au/mental-health-disorders

What can I do to start LIVIN again?

It can be tough asking for help when you’re not feeling good, no doubt about it! The good news is that most people experiencing mental health challenges can get better with the right help. While some days may be better than others, with the right support you can get back to LIVIN again.

GETTING HELP

If you or someone you know might be suffering from a mental health challenge, there’s a lot of help available. Some options include:

  • The first step is going to see your doctor. General practitioners (GP’s) can give you helpful information about your mental health and arrange the treatment you need.
  • If you think you might act on any thoughts or plans to harm yourself, you can access crisis support 24/7 from Kids Helpline on 1800 55 1800 or Lifeline on 13 11 14.
  • If you have hurt yourself or need immediate support, call 000.

We also encourage you to check out Start feeling better again! LIVIN tips and tricks to get you back on the right path. 

Tips and Tricks

There are simple things you can do to stay on top of your Mental Health. We have outlined some of our favourites in our LIVINWell Fact Sheet.

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