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.
Three (even more) surprising mental health benefits of sleep
Sleep is an essential biological process that has been observed in almost all animals. Quality sleep is also crucial to good mental health.Read article
I feel anxious, but do I have anxiety?
Most of us know that feeling of anxiousness, nervousness and worry. We may feel anxious before an important event like a job interview, presentation, or moving to a new place. When your anxious feelings do not go away after an event has ended, or you don’t know why you are feeling anxious, you may have anxiety.Read article
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.Read article
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.Read article
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.Read article
Taking care of yourself at work
Achieving a meaningful work-life balance is important for our mental health. Without clear boundaries and healthy habits, work-related stress can take a big toll on our wellbeing. So how can we reduce the risk and set ourselves up for success?Read article
How to improve communication with your family
For most of us, our closest relationships are with our family; our parents, spouses or partners and kids. However, even the closest of relationships still experience ongoing or underlying tension.Read article
When to take a mental health day
Discover when to take a mental health day off and prioritise your wellbeing. Explore benefits of taking a break, how to communicate with your employer, and self-care tips to recharge.Read article
What is social anxiety?
Social anxiety is more than just feeling nervous about a social function or event. People who have social anxiety feel an extreme sense of fear and anxiety in social settings and everyday interactions. They often know their fear may be unreasonable, but they are unable to overcome it. Learn how to spot the signs.Read article
The link between exercise and mental health
We’ve all heard that exercise is good for you because it improves your physical health. But did you know that there is a link between exercise and mental health?Read article