The following information is taken from Life In Mind. Visit the full page here.
At this time of year, it is important to look after your physical, emotional and mental health. Take some time to connect with family, friends, community and culture. Check-in with how you are feeling and perhaps identify some activities that support your wellbeing. Check out the Life in Mind self-care guide for ideas on how to incorporate self-care into your life during this holiday season.
Below are a range of mental health initiatives to support individuals and communities over the festive season.
Beyond Blue Coping with Christmas
Strategies and advice to help deal with the holiday season. Learn more here.
ReachOut’s Christmas and holiday resources
Christmas and holiday resources to support people in coping with any additional stress, and to help manage grief this festive season. Learn more here.
Headspace’s Keeping healthy over the holidays
The holiday period can be a challenging time of year for some people. Headspace provides tips on how young people can look after themselves. Learn more here.
Parents Beyond Breakup support services operating over holiday period
Parents Beyond Breakup support parents and grandparents experiencing trauma related to family breakdown and separation. The holiday season can be a difficult time for parents after a breakup or separated from their children. Learn more here.
The R U OK? Gift of Conversation
Christmas can be a difficult time for many Australians and R U OK? encourages everyone to make a real difference in someone’s life by giving the ‘Gift of Conversation’. Learn more here.