Resources for Practitioners

Handouts for Clients


Beyond Blue Information Booklet on Anxiety and Depression

What is Generalised Anxiety Disorder?

How worry works

Accepting uncertainty

Behavioural experiments

What is Social Anxiety?

What can be done about social anxiety?

What is panic?

Biology and psychology of panic

Vicious cycle of anxiety

Physical symptoms and panic

Calming Techniques

Progressive Muscle Relaxation

Mindfulness and letting go

Situational Exposure

Coping with stress


Beyond Blue Information Booklet on Anxiety and Depression

What is Depression? 

What Causes Depression

Psychotherapy for Depression

Vicious Cycle of Depression

Behavioural Activation

Improving How You Feel

Grief and Bereavement

Bipolar Disorder

What is Bipolar disorder?

What causes Bipolar Disorder?

Psychosocial treatments for Bipolar Disorder

Detecting early warning signs

Cognitive changes in mania

Preventing mania

Coping with stressful events

Indigenous Australians:

Aboriginal Suicide Prevention

Mental Health First Aid – Depression- for Indigenous Australians

Cannabis and mental health

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transexual and Intersex (LGBTI) issues:

Fact Sheet on Depression and Anxiety

Young People:

Anxiety and Depression in Young People

Drugs, Alcohol and Mental Health Fact Sheet 

Eating Disorders Fact Sheet

Bullying and Cyberbullying Fact Sheet

Families Like Mine: A resource for LGBTI young people 

Self Harm and Self Injury

Knowing the Facts – Suicide Prevention

Eating Disorders

Body image and body dissatisfaction 

What are eating disorders?

Information for carers and family

Gastrointestinal changes

Hormones and eating disorders

Vomiting and your health

Vomiting and dental care

Laxatives and your health

Excessive exercise

Tips for breaking the vicious cycle of eating disorders

Normal healthy eating

Self Harm

Self Harm and Self Injury Fact Sheet


Knowing the Facts


Facts about sleep

What is insomnia?

Insomnia and your thinking

Sleep hygiene

General Resources For All Mental Health Difficulties

Thinking and Feeling

Analysing Your Thinking

Changing Your Thinking

Unhelpful Thinking Styles

What are Core Beliefs?

Staying Healthy

What is Mindfulness?

Healthy self-esteem

What is anger

Anger coping strategies

Assertive communication

Coping with stress

Grief and Bereavement

What is procrastination?

Practical strategies to help to stop procrastination

What is perfectionism?

What maintains perfectionism?

Reducing perfectionism behaviours


Assessment Tools

DASS with Scoring