Mental Health Fact Sheets

We partner with Mental Illness Fellowship of Australia (MIFA) to provide practical and easy to understand factsheets about mental illness and treatment.

MIFWA is a MI Networks member, with sister organisations across Australia we offer information and support in your local areas. You can call us on 1800 985 944. MI Networks is a MIFA initiative and is supported by its members nationally.

Mental Illnesses

Suicide & Self Harm


Mental Health Treatment

Physical Health

Translated Fact Sheets

Mental health and illness is complex and diverse. It is even harder to understand when it’s not explained in your own language. These resources have been translated into a range of languages for those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to access.

Languages include:

Amharic, Arabic, Assyrian, Bengali, Burmese, Cantonese, Simplified Chinese, Croatian, Dari, Dinka, Farsi/Persian, Greek, Hazaragi, Italian, Khmer, Korean, Krio, Macedonian, Polish, Punjabi, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swahili, Traditional Chinese and Vietnamese

The fact sheets currently available include:

  • Depression
  • Mental Health and wellbeing
  • Trauma
  • What is schizophrenia?
  • What is a personality disorder?
  • Challenging behaviours

You can access the resources here.

‘Look after your mental health’ videos in different languages

The Embrace Project has developed videos of members speaking about how they look after their mental health.

The videos come in five languages: English, Arabic, Hindi, Bosnian and Japanese. Each video has another version with English subtitles.

You can check out the videos on the Embrace YouTube channel here.