With growing awareness around mental health issues, it’s more important than ever to understand who’s at risk, and what you can do about it.
Some of the common causes of mental health issues in older Australians include:
Though signs of mental health problems can vary from person to person, these are some of the more common early signs you can look out for:
If you’re having a difficult time, it’s really important you let someone know how you’re feeling. Connecting with family and friends is a good starting point. You can also seek professional help through your GP, who can refer you for specialised care if needed.