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SuicideLine Victoria provides phone and online counselling for anyone struggling with their mental health including anxiety, depression, feeling low, stressed or having suicidal thoughts.

SuicideLine Victoria has a number of resources available that can help you through this difficult time. If it is an emergency call 000.

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What is mindfulness?

Mindfulness in its most basic form is to be fully present, aware of where you are and what you are doing. It is paying attention to the present moment and not reacting or getting overwhelmed by what’s going on around you. Read on and understand how to practice mindfulness.

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When is anger a problem?

Anger is a completely normal emotion to experience, but when does anger start to become a problem?

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Six quick pick-me-ups

We are all time poor and have any number of things competing for our attention. It can be hard for us to etch out the time to practice some self-care. Here are some five-minute tasks to keep you on an even keel during your hectic day.

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Why the pressure to be happy, can make us unhappy

Our obsession with happiness and positivity is a relatively modern phenomenon. Ironically though, striving to ‘achieve happiness’ could be making us unhappy. Here are five reasons why trying to be happy could be making us unhappy.

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How do I know if my drinking is becoming a problem?

Lots of us drink socially, but how can you tell if your drinking is becoming a problem? Here’s an overview of the key warning signs and where to get help.

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How to cope with a bad day

We all have bad days. No matter what the cause, you have the power to turn it around! Try some of these tips to get your day back on track.

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Concerned about the effects of alcohol

While many of us like a drink from time to time, for some of us, the effect of alcohol is negatively impacting our day to day lives. Understand how alcohol can effect your wellbeing.

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Taking care of yourself at work

Most people work a 36-40 hour week, but there are also a lot of people who work more than that. Regardless of how much you work, it can take a toll on your mental health. It’s important to take care of yourself at work to reduce work stress.

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When to take a mental health day

Sometimes we may find ourselves taking our physical health more seriously than our mental health. Here SuicideLine Victoria looks at some signs you may be in need of a mental health day.

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