It is important to look after your mental health during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We recognise the feelings of anxiety and concern many people may be experiencing during this time.
The Department of Health and Human Services Victoria have put together a package of mental health resources on their website, including information and tips on staying positive, connected, calm and healthy and who to call for help. Check out videos for helpful advice from clinical psychologist Dr Michelle Lim:
On Head to Health, you can find information on digital mental health services from some of Australia’s most trusted mental health organisations. Provided by the Australian Department of Health, Head to Health brings together apps, online programs, online forums, and phone services, as well as a range of digital information resources.
The Black Dog Institute provides evidence-based wellbeing resources and support tools to help us stay resilient, build social support and self-efficacy, and cope with adversity.
Beyond Blue provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live and the importance of looking after your mental health during the Coronavirus outbreak.