One Door is your NDIS specialist. Through One Door people living with mental illness and carers can find an inclusive community, strong advocacy & innovate services. One Door is a leading mental health service provider specialising in severe and persistent mental illnesses such as schizophrenia, bip...Mental illness is a term that is used to describe any condition that affects the way you think, feel or act.
Mental illness also includes addiction to substances including alcohol and other illicit drugs.Mental illness can be caused by a number of influences including stress or trauma, a biological vulnerability where your brain develops a certain way from birth or a combination of the two.When they talk about ‘ severe and persistent ’ mental illness they are talking about conditions that stop you from leading an ordinary life, this is also known as a psycho-social disability.It is often episodic making it challenging for those with lived experience to maintain a stable life.
One Door Mental Health is the new name for the Schizophrenia Fellowship of NSW.
Through One Door, people living with mental illness and their families can find an inclusive community, innovative services and advocacy support.Creating a world in which people with a mental illness are valued and treated as equals is at the heart of everything they do.