other mental health conditions

Mental health experts advocate wellbeing as a way of improving our lives. Wellbeing helps us stay resilient, build social support and self-efficacy, and cope with adversity.
But what exactly is wellbeing and if it’s so good for us, how do we get more of it?

 

In positive psychology, wellbeing is a heightened state that’s beyond just feeling happy or having good health. It’s a condition of flourishing, where we thrive in many aspects of our lives.

 

Wellbeing isn’t as straightforward as just being happy. Wellbeing looks at lots of different elements that make us complex humans tick.

Wellbeing also explores the deep satisfaction we find in our social connections and in accomplishing things. Humans inherently want meaning and purpose in life. One way to achieve meaning and purpose is being a part of something greater than yourself.

Signs and symptoms

What can we do to improve our wellbeing?
Finding your strengths and using them

Other Mental Health Facts

BIPOLAR DISRODER

While we all experience mood changes in response to life’s events, some people’s moods…

DEPRESSION

Depression can happen to anyone.
In fact, 1 in 16 people in Australia are affected by depression every year…

SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER

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post traumatic stress disorder

Mental health experts advocate wellbeing as a way of improving our lives. Wellbeing helps us stay…

anxiety

Feeling anxious is one way our bodies keep us safe from danger. But sometimes we can…

BIPOLAR DISRODER

While we all experience mood changes in response to life’s events, some people’s moods…

DEPRESSION

Depression can happen to anyone.
In fact, 1 in 16 people in Australia are affected by depression every year…

SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, te mea nostro impetus. Sit te modo tota.

post traumatic stress disorder

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a group of stress reactions that can develop after we…

anxiety

Feeling anxious is one way our bodies keep us safe from danger. But sometimes we can…

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Self Seen and privacy

Every effort has been made to ensure that all contact with Self Seen is secure and confidential. When you talk to someone at Self Seen nothing said (or written) can be passed on to anyone outside the Self Seen team without your permission. There are a few exceptions, such as if we are concerned about your safety or the safety of someone else. In these instances, we will try to talk to you first about what needs to happen and what additional supports you may need to help you be safe.

 

If necessary, we may need to pass on your contact information (if you have supplied it) to authorities who can help protect you and/or others, such as a crisis service or the police. Where possible, we will let you know if our concerns reach the point where we need to involve other services.

 

Disclosure of the information we collect
We will not disclose your personal information to any third parties without your consent, unless permitted or required to do so by law. In particular when we exercise our duty of care.

 

Duty of care

Our duty of care In certain circumstances, if your communication with us raises safety concerns we will try to contact you to check that you and/or others are safe. If necessary, we may need to pass on your contact information (if you have supplied it) to authorities who can help protect you and/or others, such as a crisis service or the police. Where possible we will work with you openly, letting you know if our concerns reach the point where we need to involve other services.

 

We are obliged to try to protect you and/or others if the information you submit tells us that:

 

  • you are being seriously hurt by someone else
  • you are thinking of seriously harming yourself 
  • someone else is being, is likely to be, seriously hurt by you or another person 


If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy or Duty of Care please email us at bcudmore@selfseen.com.au