Depression presents in all forms. Stress, anxiety and feeling down can affect anyone, and can happen to a lot of us at some point in our lives.
If you're feeling sad, down or anxious and these feelings have started to affect your everyday life, then it's important to find out what's going on and how you can manage it. Over 75% of mental health concerns happen before the age of 25, while suicide causes the largest loss of life of young people in Australia, it is never too early to start looking after your wellbeing and mental health.
13YARN is an Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander crisis support line. It is run by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We offer a confidential one-on-one yarning opportunity with a Lifeline-trained Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Crisis Supporter,24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 13YARN empowers our community with the opportunity to yarn without judgement and provide a culturally safe space to speak about their needs, worries or concerns. Visit the website or call 13YARN on 13 92 76 (24 hours/7 days) and talk with an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Crisis Supporter.
Lifeline offers a 24-hour telephone counselling service for anyone, at anytime and from anywhere in Australia for just the cost of a local call. Well trained Lifeline volunteer telephone counsellors are always ready to listen to you. You can also be sure that you will receive friendly and kind advice and that your information is strictly confidential. Call 13 11 14.
Craigieburn Community Services Hub. Provides a range of Family Services to assist families with children under 18 years experiencing stress and hardship in their lives. These services include counselling, parental programs, information and advocacy, family support, skills development and personal development group work.
Breakthru is a national not-for-profit organisation committed to empowering people to create their own futures. Through the provision of high-quality person-centric programs, we enable thousands of people every year to address mental health, employment, disability, homelessness and training needs.