Mental Health Resources
It has been estimated that around 45 per cent of Australians—almost half of us—will have a mental health disorder at some time in our lives. Mental illness refers to a group of disorders that are longer lasting and cause significant distress and disruption to life; affecting how a person thinks, feels and acts.
Caring in times of loss and grief
Caring in times of loss and grief (977 kb PDF)
Caring for Community from Uniting Church. Uniting People.
CaringForCommunity (406 kb PDF)
Factsheets from Mind Health Connect
Mental Health Ministries have developed a number of resources including prayers, sermon starters and sample services, focused on mental health issues. You can see more at Mental Health Ministries>
Beyond Blue have created an information booklet on anxiety and depression, which aims to provide clear and comprehensive information about the mental illnesses, including:
- What the conditions are
- Common symptoms and how to recognise them
- How to get support for yourself or for someone you know
- How to stay well
The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army have produced a series of factsheets which