Education and support for the mental health workforce

Supporting resources for students and other stakeholders on how to start your career in mental health.

Study options

If you’re looking for more information about studying mental health, the Department of Employment and Workplace relations has a useful career choices guide. You can also view their information about jobs for under 25s.

The Department of Education also has information available about the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP). The HELP has 4 different loan schemes that gives financial support to students.

Your Career is another source of advice about choosing a career that’s right for you.

Resources to download and print

There are engaging, printable resources available to provide more information about study pathways and career opportunities in mental health.

We encourage teachers, careers counsellors, parents and industry stakeholders to print these out and make them available to people considering a career in mental health.

You can also watch our case study and Q&A videos to get an insight into what it’s really like working in the sector, and how rewarding a career in mental health can be.

Available resources include:

  • flyers
  • fact sheets
  • interactive resources
  • case study interviews and Q&A videos.
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