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Mental Health Month – Tune In and Look After Your Mental Health

October is Mental Health Month, pick up ideas and activities that will have a positive impact on our lives and lives around us.

By Natalie BennettSaturday 10 Oct 2020Health and Wellbeing

October is National Mental Health Month, giving us all the opportunity to pause and reflect on our own mental health and wellbeing. Pick up ideas and activities that will have a positive impact on our lives and lives around us

Here we’ve gathered podcasts, articles and interviews we hope will help you ‘Tune In’ this October.


Mental Health Tips and Tools

Trauma counselling specialist and Australian Institute of Family Counselling (AIFC) trainer, Max Schneider provides 12 expert mental health tips. Read more…

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Movies Can Change People – The Girl on the Bridge is One of Those Movies

The Girl On The Bridge, directed by award winning New Zealand filmmaker Leanne Pooley, is a glimpse into a world few of us comprehend. This documentary is a response to our collective anguish about the suicide crisis in our communities and our desire to “do something”. Get your tickets now.

  • If you or someone you know is struggling or needs a compassionate listening person to talk to, please contact Lifeline on 13 11 14, or Australia’s Suicide Callback Service, on 1300 659 467. 


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Boosting Your Happiness: The 6 Keys to Mental Health Resilience

Leading psychologist Dr Suzy Green is encouraging Australians to take a more proactive approach to their mental health, with her ‘6 M’s’ for resilience. Read more… 

Read Articles & Interviews Supporting Your Mental Health


Creating Mental Toughness

Dr. Wayde Goodall unpacks 8 things that you can practice to strengthen your mind and fight the temptation to quit in tough times. Read more…


Little Things That Make a Big Difference to the Mental Health of Young People

Know a young person in the grip of depression, anxiety or another mental health issue? Here are some little things you can do today to build that young person up. Read more… 

Help for Emotional and Mental Health

24-Hour Support Services in Australia

Kids Helpline – Australia’s only free, 24-hour counselling service especially for children and young people aged between 5 and 25. | | 1800 55 1800 | 24 hours, 7 days

Beyond Blue – Support hotline for anyone feeling anxious or depressed. | | 1300 22 46 26 | 24 hours, 7 days

Lifeline – For anyone having a personal crisis, struggling emotionally or feeling distressed or suicidal. | | 13 11 14 | 24 hours, 7 days

Suicide Call Back Service – Australia’s 24-hour hotline, supporting anyone feeling suicidal. Call if you or someone you know has suicidal thoughts. | 1300 659 467 | 24 hours, 7 days

MensLine Australia –  A professional phone and internet support and info service for Australian men with emotional or relationship concerns. | 1300 78 99 78 | 24 hours, 7 days