For 24/7 Mental Health Phone Support, members with hospital cover can call 1800 644 325.~ Find out more here

Resources and information

Find out the signs and symptoms of some of the most common mental health conditions and what you can do to help.

Mental health conditions and issues

Nearly half of all Australians will experience a mental health issue at some point in their lives, yet many of us don’t know how to spot the signs and symptoms, what treatments are available or where to turn for more help. These fact sheets give you an overview of some of the most common mental health conditions and what to do if you or someone you care about has signs of a mental health issue.


It’s normal to feel flat from time to time, but if it persists, it may be a sign of depression. Here you’ll find information on treatment options and tips to help you manage symptoms of depression.


One quarter of Australians experience anxiety at some point, making it Australia’s most common mental health condition. Find out more about the symptoms, causes and what can you do if you think you’re experiencing anxiety.

Eating disorders

Eating disorders can affect anyone, regardless of age, gender, shape or size. Here’s how to spot the signs and where to turn to for help.

Bipolar disorder

Close to 2 per cent of Australians have bipolar disorder, but many go untreated. Information on symptoms, types of bipolar disorder, treatment and where to get help.


Why do people self-harm, and tips and strategies to help yourself or someone else stop.

Suicide prevention

Suicide is the leading cause of death for 15- to 44-year-old Australians. What are the risk factors and warning signs for suicide, and what to do if you’re worried about yourself or someone else.


What is psychosis, how is it treated and what you can do to support someone experiencing psychotic symptoms.

Drugs and alcohol

Drugs and alcohol can have a major impact on mental health. How to know if your alcohol or drug use is becoming an issue, and tips to help you cut back if you think your drug or alcohol use is taking a negative toll on your life.

ADHD in children

ADHD is a neurological difference that affects around 1 in 20 children. Despite the challenges they often face, with the right support and focus they can thrive. Find out more about symptoms, diagnosis and managing ADHD.

Better supported with 24/7 Mental Health Phone Support

When you’re feeling stressed or overwhelmed, it can be hard to know where to start. Members with hospital cover can talk to a mental health professional for advice, guidance and support any time of the day or night.~

Looking for support?

When you’re concerned about your mental health or that of a loved one, it’s good to know that help and support are available. Read about how health cover can help and find out about our exclusive member services. 

Finding support

When you’re going through a tough time, it’s not always easy to know where to start.  We can help advise and guide you through your options.            

Using your cover

Whether you have hospital cover, extras, or both, we’ll show you how Medibank health cover can help you access a range of mental health support services.

Things you need to know

~ OSHC members should call the Student Health and Support Line on 1800 887 283.

While we hope you find this information helpful, please note that it is general in nature. It is not health advice, and is not tailored to meet your individual health needs. You should always consult a trusted health professional before making decisions about your health care. While we have prepared the information carefully, we can’t guarantee that it is accurate, complete or up-to-date. And while we may mention goods or services provided by others, we aren’t specifically endorsing them and can’t accept responsibility for them. For these reasons we are unable to accept responsibility for any loss that may be sustained from acting on this information (subject to applicable consumer guarantees).