End lockdowns, open up borders, follow targeted risk-based policy required by the law

Mental health resources

Lockdowns have been an unmitigated disaster. If you are currently in severe distress and need immediate support, please call 000 or one of the organisations listed below.

SANE Australia (for people living with a mental illness) – call 1800 187 263.

beyondblue (for anyone feeling depressed or anxious) – call 1300 22 4636 or chat online.

Lifeline (for anyone having a personal crisis) – call 13 11 14 or chat online.

Suicide Call Back Service (for anyone thinking about suicide) – call 1300 659 467.

Australian Government/Department of Health ‘Head to Health’ webpage which is a central platform for digital mental health resources (https://headtohealth.gov.au/)

Also, some other resources, below. Hope some of this is helpful.

PLEASE TAKE CARE OF YOURSELF!!

Other information and resources

Mind Medicine Australia: Mind Medicine Australia offers psychedelic and plant medicine psychological and integration support. Click here to view our team of practitioners:

https://mindmedicineaustralia.org/practitioners/

Coronavirus (COVID-19) information for Australians

Australian Psychological Society

Looking after your mental health during the coronavirus outbreak

Beyond Blue

Coronavirus: Resources for anxiety, stress & wellbeing

Black Dog Institute

COVID-19: Tips and advice for people with an eating disorder

Butterfly Foundation

Resources, information and support for looking after your mental health during times of adversity

Centre for Rural & Remote Mental Health

Managing your mental health online during COVID-19

eMHPrac

Mental health and wellbeing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

Lifeline

Coronavirus (COVID-19) (useful links to help you with your mental wellbeing during these uncertain times)

MindSpot

Coronavirus (COVID-19) tips for self-care and families

Phoenix Australia

The SANE Help Centre: ready for you during COVID-19

SANE Australia

Taking care of your mental health in the wake of COVID-19

WayAhead

Reporting on suicide during the COVID-19 pandemic

International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP)

Information and resources to assist Australian GPs to better support their patients during COVID-19

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners

Tips on how to complete a weekly personal mental health check-in during coronavirus, and why it’s important at this time.

Black Dog Institute

10 tips for managing anxiety during COVID-19

Black Dog Institute

Mental Health Ramifications of COVID-19: The Australian context

Black Dog Institute

Working from home: A checklist to support your mental health during coronavirus

Black Dog Institute

Supports to help expecting and new parents anxious about coronavirus

PANDA

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Phoenix Australia

Practitioner Tips: Caring for patients’ mental health during coronavirus and other infectious disease outbreaks

Phoenix Australia

How to make working from home work for YOU – Our top tips

SANE Australia

COVID-19 SUPPORT GUIDE

SuperFriend

 

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