Translated mental health resources

If you'd prefer to get mental health information in a language other than English, check out the links below. We've grouped what's available by subject area to help you find what you're looking for.

We've also pulled together a selection of resources to help health professionals support people from multicultural communities.

Please be aware that where resources have been developed by organisations other than beyondblue, we are not responsible for the advice or information provided. 

Pregnancy and new parents

Sad feelings in new parents

Anxiety and depression in pregnancy and early parenthood

Information to help new parents spot the signs and symptoms of anxiety and depression.

Languages

Arabic, Chinese, Greek, Italian, Somali, Urdu, Vietnamese

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Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Australia (PANDA)

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Sad feelings after childbirth - a 'hidden' problem

Information about postnatal depression, including how to recognise symptoms and where to get help.

Languages 

Arabic, Assyrian, Chinese, Farsi, Indonesian, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Punjabi, Samoan, Serbian, Tami, Thai, Tongan, Turkiish, Vietnamese

Produced by

NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service 

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Depression during pregnancy and early parenthood

Information about depression in pregnancy and early parenthood, including signs and symptoms of depression, causes of depression, treatment options, coping strategies, and how to find help.

Languages

Arabic, Bosnian, Chinese, Croatian, Farsi, Indonesian, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Lao, Macedonian, Punjabi, Serbian, Spanish, Tamil, Thai, Turkish, Vietnamese

Produced by

NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service 

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Depression in pregnancy and antidepressant medication use

Information about the use of antidepressants to treat depression in pregnancy.

Language

Arabic

Produced by

NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service 

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Pregnancy and breastfeeding

Breastfeeding and antidepressant medication use

Information about the use of antidepressants to treat postnatal depression, including while breastfeeding. 

Language

Arabic

Produced by

NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service 

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Early pregnancy – how to take care of yourself?

Things you can do before you get pregnant, and in the early weeks, to encourage a healthy pregnancy.

Languages

Arabic, Chinese, Turkish, Vietnamese

Produced by

Royal Women’s Hospital

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Planning a pregnancy and becoming pregnant

An overview of common discomforts of pregnancy and how to cope with them.

Languages

Arabic, Chinese, Indonesian, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Lao, Thai, Turkish, Vietnamese

Produced by

NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service 

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Breastfeeding in the first week

Information for families about what to expect during the first week of breastfeeding. 

Languages

Bengali, Chienese, Indonesian, Japanese, Vietnamese, Korean, Nepalese

Produced by

NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service 

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Breastfeeding confidence

Breastfeeding can take a bit of practice to get used to. This booklet explains what to expect and provides simple tips.

Languages

Amharic, Arabic, Assyrian, Chinese, Croatian, Dinka, Farsi, Hindu, Tamil, and Vietnamese

Produced by

Australian Breastfeeding Association

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Breastfeeding and childcare

Information for parents and childcare providers about the rights of mothers and babies when it comes to breastfeeding and childcare.

Languages

Amharic, Arabic, Assyrian, Burmese, Chinese, Croatian, Dinka, Farsi, Hindu, Tamil, Vietnamese

Produced by

Australian Breastfeeding Association

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Having a baby: A guide to pregnancy and childbirth

This resource includes a chapter called ‘Your feelings in pregnancy and early parenthood. What all parents need to know’

Languages

Arabic, Bengali, Chinese (traditional and simplified), Dari, Farsi, Hindi, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Nepalese, Punjabi, Somali, Swahili, Tamil, Thai, Turkish, Urdu and Vietnamese

Produced by

NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service 

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Information for families

Family violence

Family safety pack

Topics include:

  • Domestic and family violence
  • Sexual assault
  • Forced and early marriage
  • Family violence and partner visas

Languages

46 languages available including: Arabic, Chinese (simplified and traditional), French, Greek, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Korean, Malay, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Tamil,  Thai, Turkish, Urdu and Vietnamese

Produced by

Australian Government Department of Social Services

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Family violence – information for women

Information about the effect of family violence on your health, how and where to seek help, who to contact and what happens when you talk to a health professional about your situation.

Languages

Arabic, Chinese, Somali, Turkish, Vietnamese

Produced by

Royal Women’s Hospital

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Parents with a mental health condition

Topics include:

  • The best for me and my baby
  • Family talk
  • Raising young people with a mental health condition as part of your life
  • Fathers – being ‘Dad’
  • Fathers – looking after your emotional wellbeing
  • Fathers – understanding and managing mental health conditions
  • Fathers – finding support

Languages

Arabic, Chinese, Dinka, Hindi, Spanish, Swahili, Vietnamese

Produced by

Children of Parents with a Mental Illness (COPMI) 

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Supporting parents and families: the mental health of children and young people

Information to help you to spot the warning signs of mental health problems, understand the importance of seeking early help and how you can support your child or young person.

Languages

Amharic, Arabic, Assyrian, Chinese (simplified and traditional), Croatian, Dari, Dinka, Farsi, Greek,  Italian, Khmer, Korean, Krio, Macedonian, Polish, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swahili, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Vietnamese

Produced by

Mental Health in Multicultural Australia (MHiMA)

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General mental health information

Understanding mental health conditions

Fact sheets covering the following topics:

  • What is mental illness?
  • What is depressive disorder?
  • What is anxiety disorder?
  • What is bipolar mood disorder?
  • Challenging behaviours

Languages

Amharic, Arabic, Assyrian, Chinese (simplified and traditional), Croatian, Dari, Dinka, Farsi, Greek,  Italian, Khmer, Korean, Krio, Macedonian, Polish, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swahili, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Vietnamese

Produced by

Mental Health in Multicultural Australia (MHiMA)

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Stress and stress management

A practical guide about stress and stress management. 

Languages

Arabic, Chinese, German, Greek, Italian, Spanish, Vietnamese

Produced by

NSW Transcultural Mental Health Centre

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Medication for mental health conditions

Information about the types of medications for mental health conditions. Topics include:

  • Depression – how medicine can help 
  • Bipolar disorder – how medicine can help
  • Antipsychotic medications
  • Benzodiazepines
  • Clozapine

Languages

Arabic, Chinese (simplified and traditional), Dari, French, Greek, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Korean, Punjabi, Spanish, Tamil, Turkish, Vietnamese  

Produced by

NSW Transcultural Mental Health Centre

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Information for health professionals

Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS)

Languages

Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Igbo, Italian, Japanese, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Portuguese, Punjabi, South, African, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Vietnamese

Produced by

King Edward Memorial Hospital

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Languages

Arabic, Chinese, Hindi, Filipino, Khmer (Cambodian), Lao, Macedonian, Serbian, Spanish, Tagalog, Thai, Turkish, Vietnamese

Produced by

NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service

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The Kessler 10 (K10) Assessment Form

Languages

Arabic, Bosnian, Chinese, Croatian, English, Farsi, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Korean, Macedonian, Serbian, Spanish, Tagalog, Turkish, Vietnamese

Produced by

NSW Transcultural Mental Health Centre

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Perinatal mental health of women from CALD backgrounds: A guide for primary care health professionals

Information for health professionals on working with women and their families from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, including culturally responsive practices.

Language

English

Produced by

beyondblue

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