Thinking about suicide
SuicideLine Victoria provides phone and online counselling for anyone who is struggling with situations in their life, from feeling low or stressed to the more complex issues of suicidal thoughts and grief arising from suicide. Feeling suicidal is itself a painful experience, but it is not something you have to bear alone. Reaching out for help is an important step towards getting the help you need to keep yourself safe.
SuicideLine Victoria has a number of resources available that can help you through this difficult time. If it is an emergency call 000.
Loneliness and mental health
Loneliness is a negative emotion that can affect your mental health and develops when you aren’t getting enough meaningful social connection. Loneliness doesn’t just make you feel down – it may also increase your risk of developing mental health conditions.Read article
Understanding the differences between social isolation and loneliness
Social isolation and loneliness, despite sounding similar, are in fact quite different. Understand the differences between social isolation and loneliness.Read article