Mental health

Here you can find information and resources on how to cope with mental illness.

In this section

  • Depression is a mental illness where your mood is persistently very low. Learn the signs of depression, how to manage it, and where to get help. Read more
  • Losing someone is never easy. The death of someone by suicide can be particularly difficult. This page provides advice on how to cope and where to find help. Read more
  • We all feel worried or anxious sometimes, but an anxiety disorder can cause serious problems. Find out where to learn more about anxiety disorders. Read more
  • Bipolar disorder is a mental illness that affects people’s moods. Find out where to get more information on bipolar disorder. Read more
  • Eating disorders are a kind of mental illness. They include anorexia, bulimia and compulsive-eating disorder. Find out where to get information and help. Read more
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is a mental illness where someone has obsessive thoughts that make them anxious and lead to compulsive behaviour. Find out where to learn more about OCD. Read more
  • Panic disorder is when you have repeated panic attacks – sudden episodes of intense anxiety and physical symptoms like if you were in danger. Read more
  • If someone’s been through a traumatic event, they can develop ongoing problems with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Find out where to learn more about PTSD. Read more
  • If someone has thoughts or feelings about suicide, it’s important to take them seriously. This section describes how to help someone find support, and what to do in an emergency. Read more
  • Schizophrenia is a serious mental illness that affects the way people think and act. Find out where to learn about schizophrenia. Read more
  • Some stress is good, but if it goes on too long it can cause problems. Find out how to recognise stress and deal with it before it gets too bad. Read more
  • It’s okay to talk about suicide, but it’s important to be mindful about how we do so. There are restrictions on making information about a suicide available publicly, in order to protect vulnerable people in our communities. Read more
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