Resources to share
World Mental Health Day is a little different this year, with events and get-togethers more restricted than usual. But there are still so many ways to celebrate and bring awareness!
Check out these digital and printable resources, including resources from our Partners, you can share with friends, family, colleagues and your community during October to encourage everyone to look after their mental health.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) mental health resources
During an infectious disease outbreak such as the coronavirus, there is a great deal of uncertainty about the nature of the disease, its spread, its scope and impact. This may lead to significant emotional distress, even among those who have not been directly exposed. Phoenix Australia has developed some useful resources to support health practitioners […]
Psychological trauma and PTSD resources
Traumatic events are common, and most people will experience at least one during their lives. Most people recover with the help of family and friends, but there are effective treatments for those needing extra support. The Phoenix Australia website has information about how people react to trauma and resources to support their recovery.
Apps & Programs
Psychological trauma recovery online toolkit
Trauma comes in many forms and impacts people from all walks of life. It affects us physically and emotionally, and the way we see ourselves, others, and the world around us. Phoenix Australia’s recovery online toolkit offers some simple strategies and free tools to help you learn ways to manage the effects of psychological trauma.
Looking after your mental health during coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions
The impacts of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, physical distancing and isolation can make us feel anxious, stressed and worried. Read about what you can do to look after your mental wellbeing and look out for those around you as we tackle these challenges together.
Apps & Programs
DRUMBEAT Online: Therapeutic Drumming
The world’s leading therapeutic drumming program is now available online. Now more than ever, professionals are looking for innovative ways to build connection, self-esteem, resilience and to reduce anxiety and stress. So if you are working in education, health, counselling therapy, justice, social work… or just keen to make a positive difference, DRUMBEAT Online is […]
Apps & Programs
My Wellbeing Mate App
My Wellbeing Mate gives you free access to helplines, websites, guides, videos, inspiring talks, apps and more.This app is designed to help you enhance your own wellness, and to help you support others.
World Mental Health Day – Centenary Trail Walking Group | Canberra
Join Fortem Australia to take on the Canberra Centenary Trail, walking a different section of the trail each month. The next walk will be held on World Mental Health Day!
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7 days a week
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7 nights a week
1300 22 4636
Butterfly Foundation National Helpline
1800 334 673
1800 242 636 or 1300 554 660
SANE Australia Help Centre
1800 187 263
Suicide Call Back Service
1300 659 467
1800 55 1800
1300 789 978
1800 184 527
Open Arms – Veterans and Families Counselling
1800 011 046