Mental illnesses may be caused by life events, genetic factors or birth defects. They can be temporary or lifelong and include mood, anxiety, personality, psychotic and compulsive disorders. Help is available to prevent or manage mental health problems.
There is often a stigma around mental health that prevents people from seeking help, especially amongst men and adolescents.
We encourage anyone suffering from any form of mental health issues to seek help.
Mental Health Plans are available from all of our GP’s.
When you are under a Mental Health Plan, you qualify for Medicare rebate-able consultations with a psychologist (up to 10 visits per calendar year).