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My Lived iD is a resource for people like you.

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The Psychotropic Medicines in Cognitive Disability or Impairment Clinical Care Standard provides guidance to clinicians, healthcare services and consumers on the safe and appropriate use of psychotropic medicines.  Standards

FREE Digital and Telehealth Complex Mental Health Support

Mental health services

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Welcome to My Lived iD

My Lived iD is a resource for people with intellectual disability and their families, carers and health care professionals.

You can use the main menu above to find all the pages on this website, or use the quicklinks below to go directly to the desired area.

If you are not sure where to look, you can use the search box at the top of the page. Type in what you are looking for and choose from the links that appear.

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Health & Wellbeing

You can stay healthy by:

  • Eating well
  • Staying active
  • Sleeping well
  • Staying connected to your family and friends
  • Managing your mental health
  • Visting the doctor for check-ups.

The Disability Gateway video and information tells you about your health and where you can get support.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander information and support

The First Peoples Disability Network has information and support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders with intellectual disability and their families and communities.

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Stories from people with

A collection of short videos from people with lived experience of disability.

Disability Gateway

Disability Gateway has information and services to help people with disability and their families, friends and carer to find the support they need in Australia.

Contact us anytime

We would love to hear your feedback, just click below and send us an email and we will be in touch as soon as possible.

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