Local and regional Mental Health Week events organised by local groups and communities contribute to reducing the stigma associated with mental illness and offer a platform to engage the community in dialogue regarding help-seeking behaviours and mental health promotion. Small steps can make a difference! Here are some Mental Health tips, and the link to relevant information.
- Reach out and help others - See the funny side of life - Learn something new -
- Catch up with friends - Have an early night - Organise your day - Eat healthy - Have a massage
- Ask for some help - Take time out - Go for a walk....
Interesting and helpful LINK: http://www.health.qld.gov.au/mentalhealth/abt_mental/abt.asp
From this page you can access information about:
Caring for someone with mental health illness - The facts about postnatal depression
The facts about depression - What is psychosis? - What is schizophrenia?
What are eating disorders? - What is anxiety disorder? - Understanding and coping with suicide
A guide to mental health terms - QLD plan for Mental Heath
Want to know more? Reach out and ask for help, or lend a hand and make a difference in the life of someone dealing with mental health issues.
Information sourced from:
http://mhw.waamh.org.au ; https://1010.org.au/