mental health

Midlife and beyond is a time of great change for women. It is a time to appreciate your life experience, reflect on your achievements and seize new opportunities – but it can also be a time of stress and uncertainty.

By taking action to boost your mental health, you can better manage the challenges you experience at this time in your life and improve your overall wellbeing.

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Having a baby is a life-changing experience. Becoming a new parent can bring excitement and happiness – but can also trigger stress and worries.

Taking action to support your mental and emotional health can help you manage the challenges of this time in life, and improve your overall wellbeing. Keeping mentally healthy is just as important as staying physically healthy. Remember to A-B-C... Act-Belong-Commit.

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Pregnancy and early parenthood trigger a wide range of emotions. During pregnancy (the antenatal period) and in the year following childbirth (the postnatal period), it can sometimes be difficult to know whether your feelings of stress, worry, and anxiety are normal, or whether you are experiencing symptoms of an anxiety disorder.

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This booklet aims provides a brief, easy to read introduction to depression during pregnancy (antenatal depression) or following childbirth (postnatal depression).

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This page provides a practical guide to nutrition, exercise and feeling good when you are pregnant or a new mum.

The information on this page was developed after women of Vietnamese heritage living in Brisbane were asked about how they look after themselves when they are pregnant and have a new baby.

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Australians are turning to technology for mental health support more than ever before. As a result, the Australian Government launched the new e-Mental Health Strategy in July.

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Anxiety and depression are very common conditions that affect people of all ages, often at the same time. This fact sheet outlines the causes, symptoms and treatments for both conditions.

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