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The National Suicide Prevention Adviser, Christine Morgan, has delivered the Final Advice report that addresses suicide prevention in Australia. The Final Advice report calls for a focus on prevention and early intervention with more integrated services.More
This year has been challenging for many Australians. As we’re trying to rebuild our lives and look after our mental health, please remember that our professional counselling team will be here throughout December to help you through any issues you may be experiencing. Our helplines are a free service with most open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.More
On the Line has released its annual report for the financial year 2020. This year has been a challenging time for many Australians. During this period, telephone and online counselling helplines have played a greater support role for those struggling with their wellbeing and mental health.More
Causes of Death data for 2019 data shows there were 3,318 deaths by suicide, compared to 3,138 deaths in 2018. All states and territories, except for Queensland, had a rise in the number of suicide deaths.More
According to a recent Australia Bureau of Statistics (ABS) survey, Australians have reported experiencing feelings associated with poorer emotional and mental wellbeing during August. At MensLine Australia August had the highest number of calls received over a six month period. Calls related to COVID-19 also increased by 26% compared to the previous month.More
It’s never been more important to stay virtually connected. Yet increased internet usage has seen a rise in cyber bullying, phishing scams, conspiracies and misinformation. Here we look at the current risks of engaging online, as well as ways to help others (particularly young people) combat these and stay safe online.More