COVID-19 has impacted our community in many ways and it’s important to acknowledge the toll it may be taking on your mental health and wellbeing.
If you’re feeling anxious, distressed or just want to talk to someone please reach out to one of the various support services available. While you may not be able to access support in a face-to-face environment, they are here for you online or over the phone.
National Mental Health Initiatives:
Beyond Blue – 1300 224 636
Black Dog Institute – 9382 4530
Butterfly Foundation – 1800 334 673 (Support for eating disorders/body image)
SANE Australia – 1800 187 263
Head to Health – Digital mental health resources
LGBTIQA+ young people:
Twenty 10: 02 8594 9555
Qlife LGBTI national counselling service: 1800 184 527 (3pm -12am)
Youth Legal Support:
Marrickville Legal Centre: Free Youth Legal Support
Check out the NSW Government information page for more resources and mental wellbeing support during COVID19 here.
Local and national calls to standard fixed line numbers and calls to standard Australian mobiles on Telstra’s public payphones are now free. Click here to find your nearest payphone.