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WayAhead Mental Health Association NSW

WayAhead Mental Health Association NSW (WayAhead) participate in the development of mental health initiatives which result in increased community awareness and knowledge of mental health issues.

WayAhead run free information services such as the Mental Health Information Line (1300 794 991) and the WayAhead Directory online directory of mental health services.

WayAhead provide support for anxiety disorders through their Understanding Anxiety website which includes anxiety support groups and the Anxiety Disorders Support Line (1300 794 991).

They provide free mental health education through Understanding Anxiety forums, Small Steps seminars for primary school teachers and parents, and through the WayAhead websites and fact sheets.

WayAhead also promote better mental wellbeing and prevention through the following programs:

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This information was originally published on healthdirect - WayAhead Mental Health Association.

Last reviewed: March 2018

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Learn about childhood anxiety with Prof Ron Rapee, of Macquarie University, Julie Leitch, of WayAhead, and special guests, answering commonly asked questions.

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Learn the facts about Anxiety | WayAhead Fact Sheet

Anxiety is a natural reaction that everyone experiences. Anxiety becomes a problem when it stops people from living their lives the way they want to.

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Does my child need help with their anxiety? | Understanding Anxiety

It's usual for children to feel anxious or fearful about a variety of different things. How can you tell if your child needs professional help to deal with their anxiety?

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Find a Child and Adolescent Anxiety Clinic | Understanding Anxiety

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The term Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) describes children or adults who have difficulties in staying attentive or focused, are impulsive, frequently very active (over-active) at levels higher than expected for their age and have difficulties controlling their behaviour.

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10 Tips to Stress Less during the Holidays - WayAhead

Holidays are a time of festivities and good cheer. Many people look forward to spending time with loved ones and friends and sharing celebrations. For others this can be a time of stress, unhappiness and loneliness.

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Cyber Bullying - WayAhead

Cyber bullying is bullying over mobile phone text messages or phone calls, email, social networking websites.

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