Five tips for good mental health
With approximately one in six Australians experiencing mental illness each year, mental health is a significant issue across Australia.
To help raise awareness and support people in need, we have gathered five quick tips from Wesley Mental Health Services to starting the day in good mental health.
Talk to those you trust (friends, family, neighbours, etc.) about how you are feeling.
Allow time to relax and do things you enjoy. Consider joining a group or club to meet people with common interests.
Healthy body, healthy mind
Try to maintain a balanced diet, don’t overdo it on the alcohol, exercise regularly and keep healthy sleeping patterns.
Volunteer in your community–the effort your put in, you'll get back tenfold.
Don't be afraid to ask for help. Ask a trusted friend, family member or health professional.
Wesley Mental Health Services programs range from hospitals, psychiatric support, 24/7 crisis counselling and nationwide suicide prevention services. If you need help, know someone who does or want mental health advice call Lifeline Sydney 24 hours a day on 13 11 14.