Looking after your Mental Wellbeing

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October is Mental Health Awareness month and Council want to help reduce the stigma surrounding mental health by raising awareness and sharing prevention ideas.

According to the World Health Organisation, mental health is ‘a state of wellbeing in which every individual realises his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to her or his

Mental illness is very common. One in five (20%) Australians aged 16-85 experience a mental illness in any year. The most common mental illnesses are depression, anxiety and substance use disorder. These three types of mental illnesses often occur in combination. Of the 20% of Australians with a mental illness in any one year, 11.5% have one disorder and 8.5% have two or more disorders.

If you would like any further information, please call us on 1300 88 22 33 or 9298 4598.

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October is Mental Health Awareness month and Council want to help reduce the stigma surrounding mental health by raising awareness and sharing prevention ideas.

According to the World Health Organisation, mental health is ‘a state of wellbeing in which every individual realises his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to her or his

Mental illness is very common. One in five (20%) Australians aged 16-85 experience a mental illness in any year. The most common mental illnesses are depression, anxiety and substance use disorder. These three types of mental illnesses often occur in combination. Of the 20% of Australians with a mental illness in any one year, 11.5% have one disorder and 8.5% have two or more disorders.

If you would like any further information, please call us on 1300 88 22 33 or 9298 4598.