Get the facts on mental health

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) produce a range of guidelines, information and advice for clinicians, patients and families.

New clinical practice guidelines

RANZCP has recently published a series of clinical practice guidelines covering:

  • mood disorders
  • schizophrenia
  • deliberate self-harm
  • eating disorders

The guidelines are all available as interactive PDFs making them easy to navigate and giving mental health professionals quick access to the full list of clinical recommendations.

Fact sheets, information and advice

Your Health in Mind is a new mental health information site and psychiatrist directory for consumers and carers.

Individuals and their families can find:

  • easy-to-read fact sheets about mental illnesses, treatments and the health system
  • videos to help explain what it’s like to visit a psychiatrist or a psychiatric hospital
  • the RANZCP’s ‘Find a Psychiatrist’ directory of psychiatrists working in private practice in Australia
  • answers to frequently asked questions
  • links to recommended services and support organisations. Take a look at or follow us on Facebook.