Lorelle Zemunik is from Mental Health Victoria who is the peak body for mental health service providers in Victoria. Their vision is to ensure that those living with mental illness can access effective and appropriate treatment, along with community support.

Lorelle has an extensive background in case management in community and clinical mental health services. She is a Senior Trainer at Mental Health Victoria and uses her lived experience of mental health in peer support, consultancy, and consumer research and training.

(0.55) Overview of anxiety and depression

(1.46) How common are anxiety and depression?

(2.10) Those most at risk for developing anxiety and depression

(2.30) How anxiety manifests

(3.00) Common behaviours that occur with anxiety or depression

(3.52) Anxiety and other symptoms

(4.36) Top tips for those with anxiety or depression

(5.38) Signs to indicate anxiety or depression

(6.40) Key actions for support people

(7.38) Triggers for anxiety or depression

(9.26) Grounding strategies

(11.10) Tips to switch off the brain to help sleep

(12.51) When to seek help

(13.43) Caring for our wellbeing

(16.29) Other resources

Useful Links

Headspace https://www.headspace.com/

Beyond Blue https://www.beyondblue.org.au/

Sane Australia https://www.sane.org/

Black Dog Institute https://www.blackdoginstitute.org.au/

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