Visitors to Lightherapy.com.au may also find these sites a great resource
Beyondblue is a national, independent, not-for-profit organisation working to address issues associated with depression, anxiety and related substance misuse disorders in Australia.
provides information about depression for consumers
It is produced by the Centre for Mental Health Research (CMHR)
at the Australian National University (ANU)
and CSIRO Mathematical & Information Sciences (CMIS)
with the assistance of an Advisory Board
and feedback from Consumers and Health Professionals
. This is a huge site of almost 100 sections, regularly updated with the most recent advances in depression treatment and depression information generally.
You can get help here www.depnet.com.au if you are in doubt as to whether you have a depressive illness. Read about the disease of clinical depression, including symptoms and diagnoses.
SPHERE: a national mental health project, is an educational project aimed at increasing GP's rate of identification, effective treatment and management of common psychological disorders. For example: depression, anxiety and somatic distress (physical pain).
depressioNet is created by and for 'people like us' - people from a variety of backgrounds who live with depression. Your on-stop resource for Information, help and support.
Welcome to the Black Dog Institute, a clinical, research and educational body dedicated to improving understanding, diagnosis and treatment of depression and Bipolar Disorder (formerly called manic depression in severe cases).
Good Therapy - Australia's Mental Health Resource An Online Mental Health Resource that puts Australians in touch with the various kinds of therapy available in their community; helps them to make informed choices, and get the support they need. Web site includes a Directory of Practitioners, Public Forum, Calendar of Workshops and Book Shop.
Brighten Your Life By Dr Daniel Kripke This little book tells you about bright light therapy for depression and sleep,
how it can be used, and why we need it. Read it online or download free.
Alt Support Sleep Disorders Website lots of resources for those affected by sleep disorders.
The Bronowski Institute of Behavioural Neuroscience at Kynton in Victoria have for
more than 30 years been devoted to understanding the changes in the brain that cause Parkinson’s disease and has spearheaded a new treatment approach for this and other neuropsychiatric disorders.
Childhood Disorders Symptoms Children who suffer from mental or emotional disorders may display one or more of the following behaviors...