Consumers, carers and family members
“… it is normal to have these problems… anyone can go through them... we could support the community by educating and most importantly motivating them... we could assist by sharing our experiences.”Reference: Prasad-Ildes, R. & Ramirez, E. (2006). What CALD consumers say about mental illness prevention. Australian e-Journal for the Advancement of Mental Health, 5(2).
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If you are from an immigrant or refugee background and experiencing emotional problems or mental ill health, or caring for someone else, you may find the following information useful:
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- Translated mental health information
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