Family and friends

Mental illness is more common than you may realise...

Nearly half of the population will experience a mental health problem at some stage in their lives and almost one in five Australians will experience a mental illness in a 12-month period.*

Ultimately, there are three words that I think may be useful for someone experiencing mental illness to hear ‘I am here’.

Amanda, a mother with mental illness

This pages below are intended to link you to helpful resources from experts in various areas. 


*SANE Australia, 'Facts and figures about mental illness',

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