This factsheet provides brief information about how mental health is linked to physical health issues and suggests a range of suitable digital mental health programs and services to help.
This factsheet is designed for mental health professionals to use, whether as a resource to share with clients or as a reference guide. Others are welcome to use or share this resource for general information purposes only and within the scope of their professional role.
What is covered in this factsheet?
This factsheet provides brief information about how digital mental health resources can help people affected by physical conditions, illnesses and disability and suggests a range of suitable Australian, evidence-based, free, and low-cost digital mental health resources.
The types of digital resources suggested include:
- Free phone and online counselling services.
- Online programs and websites providing up-to-date information and targeted treatment for people with disability or physical health issues.
- Moderated forums providing peer-support
Who should use this factsheet?
This factsheet is designed for clinicians to use, whether as a resource to share with clients or as a reference guide. However, anyone is welcome to use or share this resource.
You may like to email or share this factsheet directly with clients with disabilities or experiencing physical health issues who you feel could benefit from digital mental health resources.
Otherwise, you may like to keep this factsheet handy as a reference guide for suitable digital mental health resources for physical health issues and disabilities.
Current as at 14 November 2022.
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