Following last week’s interactive webinar “COVID-19 and PR practitioners working from home – Now we’re in it, how do we get through it?” guest speaker, Marc Bryant, has kindly shared a comprehensive list of resources to support those affected by the current landscape.
Information on coronavirus (COVID-19)
- Coronavirus (COVID-19) Mental Wellbeing Support service: 1800 512 348
(managed by Beyondblue)
- Australian Government Department of Health
- #InThisTogether: Supporting our mental health during Coroavirus (COVID-19) campaign
Managed by the National Mental Health Commission
- Australian Government
- National Coronavirus Helpline: 1800 020 080
Available 24/7 for people seeking information on COVID-19
National Crisis Numbers
If you need additional support, please contact any of the below 24/7 crisis support helplines.
- Lifeline 13 11 14 24/7
- Suicide Call Back Service 1300 659 467
- Kids Helpline 1800 55 1800
24/7 telephone counselling for young people 5-25 years.
- MensLine Australia 1300 78 99 78
24/7 telephone and online support, information and referral service for men.
- Beyond Blue 1300 22 4636
24/7 telephone support service and online chat 4pm - 10pm (AEST).
- QLIFE 1800 184 527
Telephone and online chat support service for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and/or intersex (LGBTI) communities.
- LivingWorks Australia
START online suicide prevention awareness training online (90 minutes training on how to see, ask someone who may be thinking of suicide and refer someone the correct support - reduced cost during COVID)
- Head to Health
An online mental health portal.
- Life in Mind
The national online digital gateway to suicide prevention resources, programs, information and data.
- SANE Australia
SANE StigmaWatch for problematic media reporting along with a range of online forums.
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