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  1. Planning for future needs

    26 Oct 2017

    If you have a disability or are caring for someone with a disability, you can make future legal, financial and health decisions now to ensure that you or the child gets the support needed if you can...

  2. Mental health services and programs explained

    24 Oct 2017

    If you think that you or someone you know has a mental health issue, there are a number of ways that you can seek advice, information and referral for general and mental health issues in Victoria...

  3. National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

    24 Oct 2017

    The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will transform the way in which people with disability access the support they need to achieve their goals and participate fully in community life...

  4. Urgent treatment for mental illness

    16 Oct 2017

    Telephone helplines such as Lifeline (call 13 11 14) offer immediate mental health support and counselling 24 hours a day, seven days a week. If you are in immediate danger, call triple zero (000) for...

  5. Caring for someone with mental illness

    15 Oct 2017

    Being a carer for someone with a mental illness can be emotionally and physically demanding, but it can also be a rewarding experience...

  6. Disability and sexuality

    11 Oct 2017

    Sexuality is a key part of human nature. Expressing sexuality in satisfying ways is important for everyone, including people with a disability. Some people with disability may need additional support...

  7. Early signs and intervention with mental illness

    10 Oct 2017

    Getting help early can reduce the severity of symptoms and the impact on people’s daily lives...

  8. Sex and chronic illness

    10 Oct 2017

    Sexuality is a key part of human nature. Expressing sexuality in satisfying ways is important for everyone, including people with a disability. Some people with disability may need additional support...

  9. The 'new norm' - Sharon and Phillip's story

    28 Sep 2017

    Sharon talks about caring for Phillip from accident to recovering at home...

  10. Who to call in a crisis

    20 Sep 2017

    Immediate telephone assistance is available for all kinds of emergencies...