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  1. Psychosis and mental illness

    11 Oct 2019

    In psychosis, the everyday thoughts that enable us to lead our daily lives become confused...

  2. Drugs

    24 Oct 2019

    Drug use, overdose, types of drugs, gambling, health effects of addiction and getting help...

  3. Mental illness

    09 Mar 2018

    Mental illnesses may be caused by life events, genetic factors or birth defects. Help is available to prevent or manage mental health problems...

  4. Suicide and mental illness

    11 Oct 2019

    A suicide attempt may be an early warning sign that a person is developing a mental illness...

  5. Bipolar disorder

    16 Oct 2019

    Bipolar disorder is a type of psychosis, which means the person?s perception of reality is altered. It is characterised by extreme mood swings...

  6. Mental illness statistics

    31 Oct 2019

    Almost half of all Australians will be affected by mental illness at some time in their life...

  7. Cannabis (marijuana)

    14 Nov 2019

    Cannabis has many harmful effects on health...

  8. Antipsychotic medications

    17 Oct 2019

    Antipsychotic medications work by altering brain chemistry to help reduce psychotic symptoms like hallucinations, delusions and disordered thinking...

  9. Types of mental health issues and illnesses

    17 Jan 2019

    Mental illness is a general term for a group of illnesses that may impact on a person’s thoughts, perceptions, feelings and behaviours. Mental illness can make it difficult for someone to cope with...

  10. Aged persons mental health services

    26 Jul 2016

    APMH services are for people with a long-standing mental illness who are now over 65 years of age...