Get­ting help and giv­ing sup­port

Need help? Here’s how to get con­nected

Good Health (Australia) - - Be Informed -

» On call

If you or some­one you know is in cri­sis, call Life­line Aus­tralia on 13 11 14.

» Study­ing up

For more in­for­ma­tion about anx­i­ety and de­pres­sion, see Be­yond Blue (beyondblue. org.au), or Youth Be­yond Blue (youth­be­yond­blue.com), or call them on 1300 22 4636.

» Reach­ing out

If you’re wor­ried about a young per­son who is strug­gling, but aren’t sure how to broach the sub­ject, try the Be­yond Blue Check-in app. The free app gives de­tailed tips on what to say, lets you en­ter in­for­ma­tion about how the con­ver­sa­tion went, then gives steps of what to do next. Find the app on youth­be­yond­lue.com, or from the Ap­ple Store or Google Play.

» Bright stars

For more in­for­ma­tion on Me­gan Street and Ni­cole Gib­son, see nicoleg­ib­son. com.au and meganstreet.com

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