Disclaimer & Mental Health Self-care


I am a peer educator – I am not a mental health practitioner. Information provided here is for educational purposes only, and should not be taken as a substitute for professional mental health advice or treatment. Resources I show here are examples of what is available, and should not be seen as an endorsement or recommendation. Please consult with your mental health professional to decide which resources are right for you. If you are worried about any aspects of your mental health, you should consult your general practitioner or mental health professional.

Mental Health Self-care

If you find yourself experiencing emotional or mental distress during or after this session please let the facilitator(s) know, or contact one of the follow support services:

Your doctor or mental health practitioner.

In an emergency situation call 000 or visit your local hospital's emergency department.

Lifeline Australia - https://www.lifeline.org.au or call 13 11 14 (24 hours)
Suicide call-back service - http://www.suicidecallbackservice.org.au or call 1300 659 467 (24 hours)
MensLine Australia - http://www.mensline.org.au or call 1300 78 99 78 (24 hours)
beyondblue (for depression or anxiety) - http://www.beyondblue.org.au or call 1300 22 4636 (24 hours)
Kids Helpline - http://www.kidshelp.com.au (aged 25 and under) or call 1800 55 1800 (24 Hours)
eheadspace - https://www.eheadspace.org.au (aged 25 & under) or call 1800 650 890 (9am to 1am AEDST)

Sean FitzGerald
0404 130 342