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Mental Health Month – October
October 10, 2018 @ 12:00 am - October 31, 2018 @ 11:59 pm
One in five (20%) Australians aged 16-85 experience a mental illness in any year. The most common mental illnesses are depressive, anxiety and substance use disorder. National data showed 3,128 Australians took their lives in 2017 – 262 more deaths than the previous year. If you are feeling suicidal contact Lifeline’s 24 hour crisis support service on 13 11 14 or seek immediate help from a GP, psychiatrist or a psychologist.