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You may notice your mood has been more stable and you’re thinking more clearly. You start feeling like yourself again. When you’re healing, you notice your therapies and strategies are working and you plan to continue to use them.
Be kind to yourself. You may still have ups and downs, good days and bad days. Focus on maintaining your mental health and wellbeing. Make time for self-care and seek help if you need it.
Learn more about your mental health. If you can identify how you’re feeling, you can get the support you need earlier. These resources may help you understand and plan for changes to your mental health.
The mental health continuum outlines the 6 stages of mental health. Learn about the common signs for each stage to help you know where you’re at and get the support you need.
Read more about the continuum
There are common factors that affect your mental health. If you understand them, you may be more aware of when you’re at risk. This can help you prepare and reach out early for support.
Learn about factors affecting mental health
Visit our Forums to read posts from people who understand what you're going through. You can join anonymously to connect with others and start your own discussions.
Visit our Forums
Not alone is our podcast series. You’ll find unique stories from people who share their mental health journey to help you with yours.
Explore Not Alone podcasts
Figuring out who you need to support your mental health can be hard. It’s useful to know what different mental health professionals do and how find one near you. This can help you prepare for when you need them.
Find a mental health professional
These free, online resources can help you manage stress, anxiety and depression.
A free service for anyone experiencing stress, anxiety or depression. You need to register to complete an assessment and get feedback. You can then talk to therapist about your results and treatment course.
An interactive program to help you prevent and manage symptoms of anxiety and depression. It offers 5 online modules full of information, exercises, workbooks and quizzes. You need to register to use this self-help program.
Our speakers Emily, Sean and Sandi share their experiences of mental health and seeking support.