Mental Health

Are you aware that depression affects approximately 1 in 5 Australian women and 1 in 8 Australian men during their lifetime?

Anxiety is more prevalent, with 1 in 3 women and 1 in 5 men experiencing anxiety at some stage of their lives. *Reference – Beyond Blue.

At Sunshine General Medical Centre our GP’s have all trained in mental health. Don’t feel ashamed or embarrassed about speaking with your doctor today.

Additional information on mental health conditions can be accessed from the following links.

Beyond Blue – www.beyondblue.org.au

Beyond blue promotes good mental health, tackles stigma and discrimination, and provides support and information on anxiety, depression and suicide to everyone in Australia.

Lifeline Australia- www.lifeline.org.au/