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Lockdowns impact all of us in different ways. If you are struggling it is so important to seek help.

Sep 3, 2021 | Advocacy, Electorate, Homelessness, News

Lockdowns impact all of us in different ways. If you are struggling it is so important to seek help. There are many resources you can access if you need support and someone to talk to.

Here are some great resources that are available – 

Talk to your local GP: They can help arrange a Mental Health Plan. These plans give you access to allied health professionals (such as psychologists) through Medicare.

For culturally and linguistically diverse communities: 

Find more here https://www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/mental-health-resources-culturally-and-linguistically-diverse-communities

For young people:

Find more here https://www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/mental-health-resources-children-and-young-people

For seniors: 

Find more here https://www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/mental-health-resources-older-people-and-seniors

For parents and families: 

Find more here https://www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/mental-health-resources-parents-and-families

For LGBTIQ+ communities:

Find more here https://www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/mental-health-resources-lgbtiq-communities

For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities:

Find more here https://www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/mental-health-resources-aboriginal-and-torres-strait-islander-communities

Remember to ask family and friends how they are doing and refer them to support if you think they need it! This is the time to look out for each other.

 

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