If you’ve noticed a change in your mental well-being over the past few weeks you’re not alone. As the effects of the pandemic and the conditions of isolation begin to take hold, many Australians are searching for support for the first time in their lives. If you choose to ask for help, how do you take the first steps. Follow the personal experiences of everyday people and advice from leading specialists in ‘Seeking help for the first time in a crisis’.
Black Dog Institute’s survey on mental health during COVID-19 pandemic https://www.blackdoginstitute.org.au/research-studies/mental-health-and-coronavirus-study/
Kelly Hoad Telephone counsellor
Georgie Harman CEO Beyond Blue
Assoc Prof Jill Newby Clinical Psychologist, Black Dog Institute
Tony Fitzgerals, Virtual Services Manager