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Diagnosis in Psychiatry

Treatment in Psychiatry

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.

https://www.yourhealthinmind.org/

Beyond Blue

Beyond Blue is a national organisation which works to raise awareness of depressionanxiety 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.

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

SITES WORTH A LOOK

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

 

https://headtohealth.gov.au/

Open Arms

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.

https://www.openarms.gov.au/

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.

https://www.phoenixaustralia.org/

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.

https://www.mentalhealthonline.org.au/

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

https://thiswayup.org.au/

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.

https://bdwellness.com/

Inside Out

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.

https://insideoutinstitute.org.au/

Tame the Beast

 

Tame the Beast is a great resource for people suffering from chronic pain, and professionals working in that area.

https://www.tamethebeast.org/