Mental health crisis is the fourth-leading cause of disability in Australia, after cardiovascular disease, cancer and heart disease.
It is a serious issue that can impact on life and well-being and is often the first thing a person needs to hear about in a crisis.
Mental health problems can lead to a range of difficulties, including anxiety, depression, and substance misuse.
To help people avoid or minimise the negative impact of mental illness, the Australian Government is working to support people through the process of self-care.
Mental Health Australia provides information and support to help people improve their mental health and prevent future mental health problems.
It also has tools to help those struggling with mental health issues, including the National Mental Health Toolkit.
The National Mental Service provides a range in-depth, practical guidance on the best way to support and care for people experiencing mental health challenges.
For more information about the National Health Service, see the Health and Services website.
A recent survey showed that Australians are more likely to be prescribed anti-depressants and alcohol to manage mental health, and that many do not seek help from mental health professionals.
While there are some barriers to accessing services, the National Alliance on Mental Illness has developed a national referral service to help Australians access support services and services for mental health.
More information on mental health can be found in the National Ambulance Service’s Guide to Access to the National Emergency Service.
The Mental Health Alliance of Australia is a national network of mental healthcare organisations.
It supports the delivery of comprehensive, evidence-based and compassionate mental health services, including mental health support, mental health treatment, support and advocacy, as well as research and training.
The Alliance is a key partner in the implementation of the national mental health strategy.
It provides the Government with strategic and strategic communication tools and information to support mental health policy and policy implementation, and it coordinates the development of national policies and programmes.
It works with governments to deliver more mental health infrastructure, and supports and supports people who are experiencing mental illness and their families.
A number of other organisations are also involved in mental health service delivery.
The Community Mental Health Association of Australia (CMHA) supports the wellbeing of people living with mental illness.
It operates a range and networks of community mental health centres, mental wellness and mental health counselling and support services.
The Australian Community Mental Illnesses Partnership (ACMPI) works to reduce the negative impacts of mental ill health and supports organisations working with people living in the community.
The ACMPI is part of the Australian Council of Mental Health.
For additional information on the mental health sector and mental illness access, visit the Mental Health website.
The Commonwealth is a Commonwealth funded national organisation that provides a wide range of services to people living and working in the Northern Territory and the Northern Australian Capital Territory.
In the Northern Territories, the Commonwealth provides an array of services including housing, health, employment, housing, and child protection and welfare services.
It does not operate a health service.
The Northern Territory Government and the Commonwealth have been working to establish a new service in the Territory that is the equivalent of a national mental wellbeing service.
For information on other services, contact the Northern Territorians.
The Territory Government provides a number of services that can be used to support Australians who are facing the challenges of mental disorder.
For example, the Northern Trusts supports people with a range (including support for housing and education) and can provide financial assistance for those who are in the care of the Northern Indigenous communities.
It can also provide support to the community to address issues of trauma and grief, as they relate to mental illness or other disabilities.
The NT Government has developed and implemented a range or partnerships with the Australian Psychological Society, the Queensland Psychological Society and the University of Queensland.
These partnerships support mental wellbeing services in the NT.
The Minister for Mental Health, Disability Services, and Aboriginal Affairs has been working closely with the NT Government to support these partners in their efforts to deliver services and outcomes.
To find out more about mental health or to access services, call the NT Health helpline.
The Department of Veterans Affairs and Social Services (VA) is a federal agency responsible for providing services to veterans and their dependants.
Veterans Affairs provides a variety of mental and physical health services to help them deal with their physical and mental illnesses.
Veterans can access support from Veterans Health Service (VHS), the Veterans Integrated Care System (VICS), Veterans Crisis Services (VCSS), and the Veterans and Veterans Family Support Network (VCFSN).
The Department provides information on veterans’ access to services, supports and assistance.
To learn more about the health system, visit Veterans and their Families.
The Tasmanian Department of Health (DOH) is an independent agency that provides mental health care and care in remote communities.
The primary focus of its services are to assist people living on the Tasmanian mainland and their loved ones.
The DHB has a range which includes mental health education, health and social support services, community engagement, community policing