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SWH COVID-19 MENTAL HEALTH & WELLBEING SUPPORT LINE

This support line offers non-judgmental listening services to local people in our Corangamite, Moyne, Southern Grampians, Glenelg and Warrnambool communities impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

It's for anyone seeking guidance and support in accessing counselling or wellbeing support, for people experiencing emotional distress, and for people seeking basic information about how to access local support services and/or telephone and online support services to support their mental health and emotional wellbeing.

This support line will enable community members to access support from a qualified SWH professional, enhancing the community wellbeing guidance available on SWH’s website at www.southwesthealthcare.com.au

Call 1800 965 144 between 1–5pm Monday to Friday.

Mental Health resources for businesses:

Coronavirus is causing disruptions to many business owners across the state, increasing stress levels and impacting mental health. It is important you know how to look after your own mental health, as well as that of your employees. Here are some resources to help you deal with the stress of current circumstances:

https://www.business.vic.gov.au/disputes-disasters-and-succession-planni...

Tips to helping you cope with anxiety and worry during COVID-19 crisis:

This page describes practical psychological skills to help you and your loved ones cope with anxiety and worry about infectious diseases.
https://headtohealth.gov.au/covid-19-support

Mindspot:
Free online assessment tool to assess risk of Anxiety and Depression, as well as practical tips to maintain mental wellbeing.
https://mindspot.org.au/coronavirus

Lifeline:
Information about how to maintain mental health and wellbeing during the COVID-19 outbreak, including links to helplines:
https://www.lifeline.org.au/get-help/topics/mental-health-and-wellbeing-...

Headspace Warrnambool:
Support Services (including mental health) targeted at young people.
 https://headspace.org.au/headspace-centres/warrnambool/

Wellways:
Well Connected is a psychosocial support program for people who experience severe mental illness but who are not getting assistance from the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
https://www.wellways.org/well-connected-support-program

Beyond Blue:
Specific information about how to deal with the COVID-19 crisis:
https://www.beyondblue.org.au/the-facts/looking-after-your-mental-health...

Find national helpline numbers for mental health, domestic violence, and suicide prevention:
https://www.beyondblue.org.au/get-support/national-help-lines-and-websites

Kids Helpline:
Free, private and confidential 24/7 phone and online counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25, as well as parents, carers and teachers
https://kidshelpline.com.au/

Public and Private Providers Mental Health Services in Warrnambool

 

Emotional Wellbeing.

These are stressful times. In this 25 minute webinar you will find some practical tips on how to ensure your emotional well-being during the COVID 19 crisis.

https://vimeopro.com/user65099910/emotional-well-being-covid-19

 

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