Topic "Mental Health" in Chinese - total 29 documentsTitle: Antenatal Edinburgh Scale
Summary: The Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) is a set of 10 screening questions that can indicate whether you have symptoms that are common in women with depression and anxiety during pregnancy and in the year following the birth of a child. This is not intended to provide a diagnosis – only trained health professionals should do this. It is strongly recommended that you complete this set of questions with a health professional.
Title: Caring for someone with a mental illness?
Summary: This brochure explain what a mental illness is, who is a carer, what is a respite. It also explains the services available to family carers living in the local government areas of Brimbank, Hobsons Bay, Maribyrnong, Melbourne, Melton, Moonee Valley, Wyndham and Hume.
Title: Developing helpful communication skills with the person who is unwell and agitated
Summary: Communicating with someone experiencing severe/acute mental distress and who seems to be a danger to themselves or others can be a diffi cult, frustrating and frightening experience. It is vital that you remember that the person will have a reduced capacity to understand, process and act on information in a logical, reasonable and socially acceptable way. During severe mental/emotional distress the person very often feels frightened, confused and out of control.
Title: Family talk
Summary: Developed in partnership with families and young people, this booklet contains tips and information for parents with mental health problems, their children, other family members and support people. Topics include answering questions, discussing things as a family and planning for times when the parent may be unwell. Also included are 'press out' cards for children and young people to use to record their important phone numbers.
Title: Fathers - finding support
Summary: This two-page information sheet is one of a set of six sheets for fathers. It provides information about finding the right support when you experience a mental illness. Includes a comprehensive list of support options.
Title: Fathers - looking after your emotional wellbeing
Summary: This two-page information sheet is one of a set of six sheets for fathers. It provides information about the importance of emotional health.
Title: Fathers - looking after your physical wellbeing
Summary: This two-page information sheet is one of a set of six sheets for fathers. It provides information about the importance of being physically well in order to manage the demands of mental illness.
Title: Fathers - partners in parenting
Summary: This two-page information sheet is one of a set of six sheets for fathers. It provides information about the importance of working together with your child's parent when there's conflict.
Title: Fathers - understanding and managing mental illness
Summary: This two-page information sheet is one of a set of six sheets for fathers. It provides information about understanding and managing your own mental illness.
Title: Having the conversation: a guide for family and friends of an older person
Summary: This guide provides information on how to recognise the signs that someone isn’t coping well in older age, and how to talk to them about your concerns. People who have migrated to Australia, even if it was over 20 years ago, can experience a sense of not belonging here and also no longer fitting in from where they came.
Title: Helping someone at risk of suicide
Summary: This brochure provides you with some advises if you are concerned that someone close to you is considering taking their own life and you would like to know how to help them keep safe.
Title: How to respond effectively to your relative with schizophrenia who may have challenging behaviour.
Summary: There are many ways of dealing with behaviour that upsets you. There are also ways of making yourself feel better about it, even if you can’t change the person’s behaviour. It is important to encourage the person to control his/her own behaviour. Before working out the best thing to do, it is important to understand what is happening to your relative, to know what is possible to expect of them, and to accept your own feelings and not blame yourself. Your relative may not be able to help doing some things because they are part of the illness. But many behaviours can change, with good management, learning some self-control, and with your help. The following suggestions are made to help you to cope with certain behaviour associated with schizophrenia. Remember that every person is different, and everyone’s circumstances are different. These are suggestions to try, but if they don’t work for you, it might help if you consult with the mental health professional that you see, about what to do next. It may be that the particular suggestion just needs to be used differently in your situation, or that a different method may work better. Don’t assume that nothing can be done.
Title: Mental health and coronary heart disease
Summary: There are strong links between depression, social isolation and heart disease.
Title: Mental health in a changing world - the impact of culture and diversity
Summary: Culture can strongly influence understanding and acceptance of mental illness
Title: Parenting: being a dad
Summary: This two-page information sheet is one of a set of six sheets for fathers. It provides information about being a dad when there's mental illness in the family.
Title: Piecing the puzzle together: raising young people when mental illness is part of your life
Summary: This booklet is for people living with a mental health problem or mental illness, whose children are aged between 2 and 7 years. It’s also for partners, family and friends. It contains helpful ideas about being the best parent you can when you’re not as well as you’d like to be and ways to support your child’s development during their special early years. Produced in consultation with consumers, carers, workers, academics and policy makers. A detachable Care Plan Folder is also available.
Title: Positive and negative symptoms associated with schizophrenia
Summary: By positive symptoms we mean: delusions, hallucinations, thought disorders. By negative symptoms we mean: decreased motivation, social withdrawal, inability or diffi culty in making friends, slowness of movement, vulnerability to stress, inability to learn from past mistakes, inability to enjoy life.
Title: Recognising the grief response and mental illness
Summary: When we think of grief we normally associate it with someone passing away. When we have a loved one with a mental illness we also experience intense waves of grief as we mourn the losses in their lives and often the changes in our relationship with them. Both the person with the mental illness, and those who love and care for that person, experience loss.
Title: Supporting parents and families: the mental health and well-being of children and young people
Summary: This brochure will help you to become aware of the warning signs of mental health problems, the importance of seeking early help and the ways you can help support your child or young person.
Title: The best for me and my baby
Summary: This booklet was developed with and for women with a mental health problem or mental illness - and their partners - who are thinking about having a baby, are new parents or are about to have a baby. It encourages health professionals and parents to work together to manage mental health during pregnancy and early parenthood and provides tips for parents and for supporting family and friends.
Title: Tip sheets for carers of people with mental illness and drug use (dual diagnosis)
Summary: When we talk about drugs, we mean local (alcohol, tobacco, prescription medication) and illegal (cannabis, speed, heroin) drugs.
Title: Understanding feelings of guilt and mental illness
Summary: Tip sheet about understanding the feelings of guilt by carers of those with a mental illness.
Title: Understanding mental illness
Summary: Mental illness is a general term for a group of illnesses that affect the mind or brain. These illnesses, which include bipolar disorder, depression, schizophrenia, anxiety and personality disorders, affect the way a person thinks, feels and acts.
Title: What is a bipolar mood disorder
Summary: This brochure talks about bipolar mood disorder, its symptoms and possible causes, treatment options and where to go for help.
Title: What is an anxiety disorder
Summary: This brochure talks about anxiety disorders, outlining the main types, possible causes, treatment options and suggestions on where to go for help
Title: What is counselling?
Summary: The document explains what counselling is to assist you to assess your needs, setting goals, consider your options, discuss your safety and other concerns, talk about your feelings, access other services that you may require and plan for the future.
Title: What is mental illness?
Summary: This brochure talks about mental illness, outlining the main types, myths and misunderstandings, what can be done about stigma, and where to go for help.
Title: What is personality disorder?
Summary: This brochure talks about personality disorders, outlining the main types, possible causes, treatment options, and where to go for help.
Title: What is schizophrenia?
Summary: This brochure talks about schizophrenia, its symptoms and causes, treatment options and where to go for help
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