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Your guide to mental health

Anxiety

 

Depression

 

Coping strategies

  • Coping strategies. Coping isn't about being awesome. Sometimes, it's about just getting through the next crappy day. Here are some tried and testing coping strategies anyone can do.
  • Self-care. Did you know that important brain chemicals essential for managing your moods are actually made in your gut? Or that exercise is an effective treatment for depression? Find out more!

 

Do you think your anxiety or depression might be something more serious? Check out our pages on different anxiety disorders and depressive disorders.

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We asked you on Instagram how you were coping.

Here's what you said!

Your guide to quarantine

Self-isolating and social distancing is challenging.

Here's some stuff to help you through!

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Your guide to family and home

Social-distancing, being in digital home schooling and coping with uncertain financial times can all put stress on families.

Here are some things that may help:

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I'm not ready to go back to 'normal'!

You asked, we answered! Kids Helpline Counsellor Amanda answers your questions around how to cope with going to school, going out in public and dealing with the pressure to get back to 'normal' before you're ready.

Talking helps! We’re here for you.

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