MENTAL HEALTH - TPD SUPER CLAIMS - DISABILITY COMPENSATION SOLICITORSLAWYER HELPLINE: ☎ 1800 339 958
If you are unable to work because of your Mental Health may be able to make a TPD claim for a lump sum from the Total & Permanent Disablement insurance contained within your superannuation fund. There is no necessity for you to have been involved in an accident or to have suffered a work-related injury to make a TPD claim. If you suffer from total and permanent disability, you may be able to make a TPD claim in addition to receiving your super early as a result of your condition. Our solicitors can advise you in detail as to the requirements of a successful submission, they will prepare all relevant paperwork and will obtain full supporting documentation. Our TPD lawyers will give you advice on the likely success of your claim to a super fund, without further obligation. It costs nothing to use our advice service.
Our TPD claim solicitors use a risk free no win no fee arrangement.
What is meant by Mental Health?
Mental health is our psychological, emotional and social wellbeing. It affects how we feel, think and behave. Mental health determines how we handle stress, our life style choices and how we relate to others. Our mental health is very important from birth to death, throughout our childhood, our adolescence and adulthood. In other words mental health is defined as absence of mental illness.
What is the WHO definition of Mental Health?
According to WHO (World Health Organization), mental health means “Subjective well-being, perceived self -efficacy, autonomy, competence, inter- generational dependence and self -actualization of one’s intellectual and emotional potential among others”. Also “The wellbeing of an individual is encompassed in the realization of their abilities, coping with normal stresses of life, productive work and contribution to their community” – from “Mental Health, strengthening our response” – WHO- August 2014
What are the factors contributing to mental health issues?
If you experience mental health issues during your life time, it can affect your ability to think, your mood and how you behave.
How common is Mental health problems in society?
According to statistics of MentalhealthAmerica.net approximately 1 in 5 adults in US (43.8 million) or 18.5% experiences mental illness in a given year. 18.1% of adults in US experience an anxiety disorder such as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and specific phobias.
According to WHO statistics around 20% of the world’s children and adolescents have mental disorders or problems. Neuropsychiatric disorders are among the leading causes of worldwide disability in young people.
Many people especially after facing extreme stressful conditions can develop problems with their mental health. Although it is common, by taking proper medication and counseling therapy, they become better and improve their mental health with time.
What are the symptoms which point towards imbalance of mental health?
Ex: Getting to school, work place
House hold duties
Taking care of your kids
Sometimes you may have one or more of these symptoms which can be early warning signs of developing a mental disorder. If these symptoms persist or worsen with time always seek help without delay.
What are the common disorders which affect mental health?
Who are mental health providers?
The following people deal with people with mental health issues and work to improve their mental health.
Ex: Art therapist, Psychotherapist, behavioral therapist, Music therapist etc.
How do you maintain good level of mental health?
When your mental health is good, you can cope with stressful conditions you face in life, you can achieve your maximum potential and work productively. When you are positive, you can help others and positively support the community.
Good mental health makes you enjoy life; see the bright side of life. Your life will be balanced with positive relationships and doing what you do to the best of your ability.
LAWYER HELPLINE: ☎ 1800 339 958