Other Resources

Finding the right support you need when you need it the most is important for your overall wellbeing.

 

Information about Coronavirus (COVID-19)

  • Department of Health and Human Services – Latest information about coronavirus (COVID-19) in Victoria.
  • Coronavirus Hotline 1800 675 398 – Call the dedicated hotline if you suspect you may have coronavirus (COVID-19). Open 24 hours, 7 days.
  • Smart Traveller – Latest information and advice to stay safe overseas.
  • Translated resources on Coronavirus – Factsheets and promotional materials in more than 40 languages for people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Community Supports

  • The Victorian Government has a range of resources to help you look after your mental health during coronavirus (COVID-19).
  • Vic Health has a range resources focused on maintaining good health.
  • Orygen has helpful information on self-care during coronavirus (COVID-19).
  • Beyond Blue provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health.
  • Lifeline is a national charity providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24-hour crisis support and suicide prevention services.
  • Headspace is an Australian non-profit organisation helping thousands of young people get vital support through headspace centres, online services and clinical programs.
  • Kids Helpline is Australia’s only free, private and confidential 24/7 phone and online counselling service for people aged 5 to 25.
  • MensLine Australia is a telephone and online counselling service for men with emotional health and relationship concerns. Call 1300 78 99 78.
  • Safe Steps is a Victorian family violence support service available 24 hours, 7 days. Call 1800 015 188.
  • Carer Gateway is for anyone who is caring for a family member or friend. They offer practical information, provide free counselling services over the phone and help carers get the services and supports they need.
  • Smiling Mind an iPhone and android compatible app for short free mindfulness meditations.

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