When you're working towards healthy

You feel stronger and more resilient. You have a better understanding of yourself. You may feel better prepared to handle stress in the future. When you’re at this stage, you know what coping strategies work, and you plan to use them as part of your self-care routine. 

What you can do when you’re working towards healthy

Make time for self-care. You can still have ups and downs, good days and bad days. Create a plan to stay well. Think about getting involved in your community. 

What you can do if you notice changes in your mental health

Your mental health often changes over time. Pay attention to changes in your feelings, thoughts or routines. This can be a sign something’s not quite right.

These resources may help you understand and plan for changes to your mental health. 

Reflect on the stages of 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

Learn about the factors affecting mental health

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

Read stories to inspire you

Discover how others in the community manage their mental health journey. Get inspired by the tools and tips they share to support your own mental health.

Browse personal stories

Discover online self-guided help options

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.

Visit Mindspot


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.

Visit MoodGym

Seeking help

You may find it hard to ask for help. In this video, community members share their stories about seeking help. It may help you start the conversation about mental health.