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Making the Most of Your Psychiatrist
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists Information for the General Public
There is a lot of useful information about mental health problems and treatments as well as about the role of psychiatrists.
Beyond Blue is a national organisation which works to raise awareness of depression, anxiety and suicide prevention, reduce the stigma surrounding these issues and to encourage people to seek support when they need it. The website has a wealth of information about mental health and available services.
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Head to Health
Provided by the Australian Department of Health, Head to Health brings together apps, online programs, online forums, and phone services, as well as a range of digital information resources
Open Arms – Veterans & Family Counselling was founded by Australia's Vietnam veterans. It is Australia’s leading provider of mental health assessment and counselling for Australian veterans and their families.
Phoenix Australia: Centre for Post-traumatic Mental Health
Phoenix is the leading centre for research and treatment of the psychological impact of trauma. On the website is extensive information for individuals affected by trauma as well as for clinicians. There is also some excellent information and advice on mental health and the COVID-19 emergency.
Mental Health Online
Mental Health Online is funded by the Australian Government Department of Health to provide online mental health services. It provides free on-line course following a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) model for a number of anxiety disorders and depression.
This Way Up
THIS WAY UP is run by clinical psychologists, psychiatrists, researchers, and web technicians based at the Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety and Depression (CRUfAD) – a joint facility of St Vincent’s Hospital and the University of New South Wales. This Way Up develops, tests, and releases scientifically-based online courses that help treat anxiety and related mental health conditions
Bipolar Wellness Centre
The Bipolar Wellness Centre is a centralized hub for all you need to know about evidence-informed strategies for self-managing bipolar disorder. There is a wealth of advice and a number of useful tools to assist people with mood disorders improve their quality of life.
InsideOut is Australia’s national institute for research and clinical excellence in eating disorders. There is a range of information about eating disorders and resources for patients, carers and professionals.
Tame the Beast
Tame the Beast is a great resource for people suffering from chronic pain, and professionals working in that area.