A person’s mental health affects how they feel, think, behave and relate to others.
According to Sigmund Freud, the definition of mental health is the ability to work and love.
One in five Australians experience mental health issues each year.
Three million Australians are living with anxiety or depression.
Suicide is the leading cause of death among Australians aged between 15 and 44.
16% of Australians misuse pharmaceuticals or use illicit drugs.
Of those Australians who drink, over 37% do so at risky levels.
Mental illness covers a spectrum of disorders that vary in how severe they are and how long they last.