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In the past 18 months many people have experienced challenges with losing work, living in isolation and the unpredictable threat of health concerns due to COVID-19. Below highlights some of the support networks available to people either online or via the telephone.

Beyond Blue (looking after your mental health during the coronavirus outbreak)

1300 224  636

https://coronavirus.beyondblue.org.au/

Beyond Blue online forum

Discussion about coping: https://www.beyondblue.org.au/get-support/online-forums/

Black Dog Institute  (COVID-19 resources for anxiety, stress & wellbeing)

https://www.blackdoginstitute.org.au/media-releases/covid-19-e-health-hub-ten-the-essential-network-for-health-professionals/

Butterfly Foundation (tips and advice for people with an eating disorder)

1800 334 673  / email: [email protected]

https://butterfly.org.au/

Emerging Minds (talking to children about natural disasters, traumatic events or worries about the future)

08 8367 0888 / Email: [email protected]

https://emergingminds.com.au/resources/supporting-children-during-the-coronavirus-covid-19-outbreak/

Headspace (support for young people)

1800 650 890

https://headspace.org.au/young-people/how-to-cope-with-stress-related-to-covid-19/

Lifeline (mental health wellbeing)

13 11 14

https://www.lifeline.org.au/get-help/information-and-support/covid-19/

Mindspot (staying mentally & physically well)

1800 614 434

https://mindspot.org.au/coronavirus

Roses in the Ocean (mental health tips for working from home)

1800 777 337

https://rosesintheocean.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Working-from-Home-Tips.pdf

Phoenix Australia  (tips for self-care and families)

03 9035 5599

https://www.phoenixaustralia.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/COVID-19-Taking-care-of-yourself-and-your-family-during-the-COVID-19.pdf

https://www.phoenixaustralia.org/aged-care/

Mindstep

1800 322 278

https://www.remedyhealthcare.com.au/mindstep-hnc

Suicide Call Back Service

1300 659 467

NSW Mental Health Line

1800 011 511

https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/mentalhealth/Pages/mental-health-line.aspx

Kids Helpline contact anytime for any reason

1800 551 800

https://kidshelpline.com.au/

1800 Respect (NSW) (Sexual Assault, Domestic family violence counselling service)

1800 737 732

https://www.1800respect.org.au/

MensLine

1300 789 978

https://mensline.org.au/ offering telephone and online counselling service

Women’s Line (QLD) 24/7 contact for domestic, family or sexual violence

1800 811 811

https://www.dvconnect.org/womensline/

Brother to Brother Australia’s First 24 Hour hotline assisting Aboriginal Men struggling with relationships, family violence, drug and Alcohol issues or COVID-19 induced stress

1800 435 799

https://nit.com.au/aboriginal-mens-24-hour-hotline-culturally-safe-way-to-support-struggling-men/