Topic "Mental Health" in Farsi (persian) - total 49 documentsTitle: After a distressing event has happened - information for communities, parents & caregivers
Summary: This guide prepares you for disasters.
Title: Anorexia nervosa in children
Summary: Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder. The first thing many people notice is that the young person, usually a girl, eats less.
Title: Anxiety in children
Summary: Anxiety is a word that health professionals use when a child is fearful or distressed and the distress keeps going on for a long time.
Title: Are you on a treatment order?
Summary: A treatment order is a legal document that allows a hospital or mental health clinic to give you treatment for a mental illness. While you are on an order, you lose some of your rights and freedoms. You may have to stay in hospital. You can be given treatment even if you do not agree to it.
Title: Challenging behaviours
Summary: Information about challenging or disruptive behaviours of children including tantrums and ADHD, that persist or become so severe that they cause major problems for families or communities. You find information on how to cope with it and where to get help.
Title: Coping personally with war
Summary: Distress is an understandable response to war and even more so for those individuals and families whose loved ones may be directly threatened.
Title: Coronavirus (COVID-19) collection of Mental Health and COVID-19 resources from the Australian Department of Health
Summary: Australian Government, Department of Health provides a collection of Mental Health and coronavirus (COVID-19) resources. The resources include fact sheets, campaign material, guidelines and other publications with information on how to look after your mental health during the pandemic and what services are available.
Title: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Looking after your mental health during coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic
Summary: Feelings of anxiety and concern are normal responses to an unprecedented event such as the coronavirus pandemic. This fact sheet provides tips on how to look after yourself and stay positive. It also lists organisations that offer mental health services and advice.
Title: Coronavirus mental wellbeing support services
Summary: Information, advice and strategies to help you manage your wellbeing and mental health during the COVID-19 time.
Title: Depression fact sheet
Summary: Fact sheet covering the symptoms and causes of depression and how to get help
Title: Electroconvulsive treatment (ECT)
Summary: If you are invited to a Tribunal hearing about electroconvulsive treatment (ECT), this information is for you.
Title: Family help kit- grief and loss
Summary: Not all children and adolescents have two parents to give them love and security for a number of reasons. In NSW, an increasing number of families are experiencing the trauma and disruption of separation and divorce. Families may also experience loss through the illness or death of a family member. Even the death of a loved pet or a close friend moving away may cause significant distress to children and adolescents
Title: Family help kit - depression
Summary: Depression has been predicted as one of the major health problems of the 21st century. More adolescents and young people are experiencing depression. This is known to increase their risk for other mental health problems such as hazardous use of alcohol and other drugs and suicide
Title: Family help kit - fears and anxiety
Summary: Anxiety is a normal part of life for children, adolescents and adults. This is usually a temporary response to stress. However, when anxiety persists it may be necessary to obtain assistance. Untreated anxiety that lasts for a longer period of time may make it difficult for a child to participate in normal activities and enjoy life.
Title: Family help kit - post traumatic stress
Summary: This translated Family Help Kit provides information about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), a condition that some children and adolescents develop after they have experienced a traumatic event. It includes information on what the PTSD is, what the signs and symptoms are, and how to get help for PTSD problems.
Title: Family help kit - psychosis
Summary: Psychosis is a condition which impairs a person’s sense of reality. This may be from a mental illness such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder (manic depression). Symptoms of psychosis can also at times be caused by brain injury or infection, alcohol or drug misuse. Most young people recover from psychosis to live full and satisfying lives.
Title: Free support and advice to improve your wellbeing during COVID and beyond
Summary: Information on free support and advice offered by Partners in Wellbeing, including wellbeing coaching, small business support, and veterans support during COVID and beyond.
Title: Getting Professional Mental Health Help - what are the steps?
Summary: Information on how to get professional mental health help.
Title: Getting to know health care in Australia: a pocket guide for new arrivals
Summary: A short overview on Australian health services and how to access them
Title: Glossary of terms - mental health services
Summary: This glossary is designed to help you understand the technical terms related to mental health services in Victoria. In particular, it explains the terms used in the ‘Mental health services’ video. It may also help the work of interpreters in this area.
Title: How headspace can help - what to expect
Summary: Headspace centres across Australia provide face-to-face information, support and services to young people, aged 12 to 25 years, and their families and friends.
Title: How to prepare for your Tribunal hearing
Summary: At your hearing the Tribunal will decide whether you must have mental health treatment. It’s an important opportunity to have your say about whether you need compulsory treatment.
Title: I don't agree with my Treatment Order
Summary: If you don't agree with your Treatment Order of compulsory treatment there are some things you can do.
Title: IMHA postcard
Summary: The IMHA postcards provide basic information on our service, your rights if you are under compulsory treatment, and how to get in contact.
Title: Kessler 10 (K10) assessment form
Summary: The Kessler (K10) measure is a 10-item self-report questionnaire intended to yield a global measure of "psychological distress" based on questions about the level of anxiety and depressive symptoms in the most recent 4-week period.
Title: Kessler 10 (K10) brochure - whose recovery and outcome are they anyway?
Summary: This brochure provides information about consumer self-assessment in mental health. It includes information about the Kessler 10 and how it will be used, as well as the Consumer Wellness Plan.
Title: Making a complaint (mental health)
Summary: These translated resources provide information on the Mental Health Complaints Commissioner, an independant, specialist complaints organisation created by the Mental Health Act 2014. The information sheet outlines who the organisation is, how to make complaints, what happens when a complaint is made and the lawful right to speak up or complain about a public mental health service.
Title: Mental health and wellbeing
Summary: Information on how to improve the mental health and wellbeing of yourself, your family and your community and what support is available.
Title: Mental health services
Summary: This subtitled video provides information on the range of mental health support services available in Victoria 24 hours a day, seven days a week. It outlines how these services can provide treatment, information, tools and advice on how to deal with a range of mental health issues.
Title: Mental health, my recovery and the NDIS
Summary: This hub was 'co-designed' (created and built) with people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds with lived experience of mental health concerns, as well as their carers and other supporters. Two groups, one in Sydney and one in Melbourne worked on these resources over 18 months in 2019-2020. The groups wanted to share stories of people's experiences of the NDIS, make resources in plain English and other languages, and look at some of the barriers to getting support. These resources were made to help you along your NDIS journey. It also includes a workbook on how to navigate the NDIS and many videos of lived experiences.
Title: Problem solving and setting goals
Summary: The aim of this booklet - 'A Practical Guide About Problem Solving and Setting Goals' is to assist individuals to focus on their goals and increase the likelihood of achieving them.
Title: Self-esteem in young children under five
Summary: A parents' guide to developing self-esteem in young children.
Title: Supporting a person in your community who is suicidal
Summary: This booklet is to help you to recognise the signs of suicide and to talk with someone you are worried about who may be thinking about suicide or showing signs of wanting to end their life.
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: Tell your story (Video)
Summary: This is a free online program for refugee men. It will take you through twelve online chapters with information about stress. You can read and hear advice from other men about what they found useful when dealing with stressful life events.
Summary: Information about Trauma, effects of Trauma, common experiences, how to look after yourself and when to get help.
Title: Trauma - reaction and recovery
Summary: This translated resource provides information on the reaction and recovery from traumatic experiences. The resource emphasises that it is normal to have strong reactions following a distressing or frightening event, and that people can experience a range of physical, mental, emotional and behavioural reactions. It gives some examples on how to resolve traumatic reactions to trauma and encourages the seeking of help from a health professional.
Title: Victorian statement of rights - 1. Assessment order
Summary: An Assessment Order allows a psychiatrist to examine you to decide if you have a mental illness. This statement is about the legal rights and entitlements of persons on Assessment Orders. Please note the English and translated versions of the statement differ in their format and content. The statements of rights will be reviewed following the final recommendations of the Royal Commission into Victoria’s mental health services.
Title: Victorian statement of rights - 2. Temporary treatment order
Summary: You must be given treatment for mental illness if a temporary treatment order has been made for you. A psychiatrist must talk to you about what mental health treatment you would like. You can make decisions about your mental health treatment.You may have to stay in hospital for the mental health treatment even if you don’t want to. Please note the English and translated versions of the statement differ in their format and content. The statements of rights will be reviewed following the final recommendations of the Royal Commission into Victoria’s mental health services.
Title: Victorian statement of rights - 3. Treatment order
Summary: A Treatment Order is made by the Mental Health Tribunal. A Treatment Order allows a psychiatrist to give you compulsory treatment for mental illness. ‘Compulsory treatment’ means that a psychiatrist can give you treatment for mental illness even if you do not want it. A psychiatrist is a doctor who knows a lot about helping people with mental illness. Please note the English and translated versions of the statement differ in their format and content. The statements of rights will be reviewed following the final recommendations of the Royal Commission into Victoria’s mental health services.
Title: Victorian statement of rights - 4. Secure treatment order
Summary: A secure treatment order has been made for you because you were in prison or other place of confinement and you need immediate treatment for serious mental illness to stop your illness getting worse or to stop you from being seriously hurt or seriously hurting someone else. A secure treatment order allows you to be taken from prison or other place of confinement to a hospital so you can be given compulsory treatment for mental illness. ‘Compulsory treatment’ means that a psychiatrist can give you treatment for mental illness even if you don’t want it. While you are in hospital you are a security patient. This booklet provides information about Secure Treatment Orders and your legal rights and entitlements under the Mental Health Act 2014. Please note the English and translated versions of the statement differ in their format and content. The statements of rights will be reviewed following the final recommendations of the Royal Commission into Victoria’s mental health services.
Title: Victorian statement of rights - 5. Forensic patients
Summary: A forensic patient is someone who is detained in hospital and has had some involvement with the courts or prison system. You must be given treatment for mental illness if you are a forensic patient. You can make decisions about your mental health treatment. A psychiatrist must talk to you about what mental health treatment you would like. Please note the English and translated versions of the statement differ in their format and content. The statements of rights will be reviewed following the final recommendations of the Royal Commission into Victoria’s mental health services.
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 a depressive disorder
Summary: This brochure talks about depressive disorders, outlining the main types, 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 an eating disorder
Summary: This brochure talks about eating disorders, outlining the main types, possible causes, treatment options and where to go for help.
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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