Loneliness and Isolation

Everyone feels lonely from time to time, but long periods of loneliness or social isolation can have a negative impact on your physical and emotional health and wellbeing. Lifeline What is loneliness and isolation?

Family and Relationships

Every 30 seconds, a person in Australia reaches out to Lifeline for help. We are a national charity providing all Australians experiencing emotional distress with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services. Lifeline Family Relationship Problems

Multicultural Support

We know that depression, anxiety and suicide can affect any of us at any time – regardless of our culture or background. We also know that a range of factors can make it harder for people in some communities to seek and access support. Beyond Blue Multicultural People

Rural Mental Health

“People often say, ‘I don’t know what to say so I don’t say anything at all.’’ But, those of us living in these communities, we know each other well. We’re in the best position to notice when the stress is getting too much. We just need to be ready to look out for each other, … Continued

Substance Abuse & Addiction

The misuse of alcohol and other drugs can have a damaging impact on individuals, families and communities. It is important to get support if you or someone you know needs help to manage a substance use issue. Lifeline What is substance misuse? Beyond Blue Drugs, alcohol and mental health

Fatigue

Driver fatigue or drowsy driving is an important safety hazard for the road transport industry. Fatigue laws apply to fatigue-regulated heavy vehicles. NRSPP NHVR Fatigue Management

Personal Stories

Stories of lived experience written by the people who have lived it. Get an insight into the different views of mental health through these amazing personal stories. Black Dog Personal Stories Beyond Blue Training and Resources Stories

Starting a Conversations

It’s not always easy to keep the conversation going when someone says they’re not OK, but it could change a life. By starting a conversation and commenting on the changes you’ve noticed, you could help that family member, friend or workmate open up. R U OK? How to ask? Beyond Blue Why start a conversation?

Asking for Help

It’s important to recognise that our mental health, just like our physical health varies over time. It is normal for our moods and feelings to vary from day to day depending on what is happening around and within us. Lifeline Get Help Suicide Call Back Service Talking About Suicide

Gambling

Most people, whether they have a problem with gambling or not, can relate to the idea that people get excited when they win, and feel disappointed when they lose. Beyond the initial feelings of sadness from losing, when someone has a gambling problem they may feel depressed, as well as perhaps experiencing feelings of shame … Continued