We produce a wide variety of fact sheets, including fact sheets created for our programs such as Mental Health Month and our Information Fact sheets about mental illness and supporting people experiencing mental illness.
This range of fact sheets are designed to provide support to people in a caring role. They help you make the best use of the mental heath system, knowing who can help and how they can help, FAQ’s etc. All fact sheets are developed in-house and reviewed by a panel of experts.
Fact sheets have been created that describe the signs and symptoms of different types of mental illness. Each fact sheet describes the latest treatment methods and referral options. All fact sheets are developed in-house and reviewed by a panel of experts in the field.
We have a wide range of fact sheets about the factors that promote resilience and wellbeing, as well as a wide range of issues which can negatively impact our mental health and wellbeing.
I’ve Been There is a website for young parents to find out more about pregnancy and parenting, as well as some of the mental health problems that are common during this time.
WayAhead holds free public education forums across the state about anxiety and other mental health and wellbeing issues. The events are free to attend and to request, and provide information to local communities about mental illness, mental health and wellbeing, and treatment and support options available in their area.
Small Steps is a program that aims to raise awareness and improve the recognition of anxiety disorders in children. We do this by offering free ‘anxiety awareness’ seminars for primary school staff (teachers, principals, administrative staff) and parents.
The WayAhead Directory contains up to date information on over 5200 mental health and welfare related services across NSW. In previous years the directory was distributed in books and CDs to workers across the NSW mental health sector. It is now available online at http://directory.wayahead.org.au/ and is free for anyone to access.