Most people in Australia are currently either social distancing, self-isolating, or self-quarantining. Here are some ways to look after your mental wellbeing while staying at home.
Coronavirus Mental Wellbeing Support Service
Suicide and crisis support
If you are in an emergency, or at immediate risk of harm to yourself or others, please contact emergency services on 000.
You can use the BeyondNow app to create a suicide safety plan. Find out more about safety planning here.
Call 13 11 14 | 24/7 crisis support
Short-term support for people who are feeling overwhelmed or having difficulty coping or staying safe.
Confidential one-to-one support with a trained Lifeline telephone crisis supporter
‘headspace’ provides free online and telephone support and counselling to young people 12 - 25 and their families and friends. eheadspace offers an end-to-end, high quality clinical experience – either online or by phone. It provides young people with a safe place to access confidential and free support.
Orygen – Clinical Care (Melbourne)
MOST (MODERATED ONLINE SOCIAL THERAPY) is the first digital solution to offer continuous, integrated face-to-face and digital care to young people. MOST provides services and clinicians with evidence-based tools that can be used across the mental health diagnostic and severity spectrum and all stages of treatment.
Chatsafe – tools and tips to help young people communicate safely online about suicide
Student Assistance Program With the focus on maintaining the mental wellbeing of students, AccessEAP can assist you when personal, family or study issues are impacting on your quality of life. The support offered will assist you overcome barriers to completing your studies.
Through access to professionally qualified and experienced counsellors over the phone or face to face, you have the opportunity to identify problems and find ways of resolving them.