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Crisis support with a key focus on suicide prevention in Australia (available 24/7)

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Information on depression, anxiety and how to help yourself or a friend. Telephone, online and email support available (available 24/7)

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Suicide Call Back Service

Free nationwide professional telephone and online counselling for anyone affected by suicide, or suicidal thoughts (available 24/7)

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Lifeline NZ

Offers crisis support helpline services as well as face-to-face counselling (available 24/7)

0800 543 354

Daily Archives: October 6, 2014

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Bear Hunt

October 6, 2014 in category Articles

We’re going on a bear hunt, we’re gonna catch a big one…I’m not scared! Looking back on 5 years of med school, I can honestly say it’s been the most incredible adventure. A bear hunt filled with life-changing experiences shared with the most wonderful people; but at times wrought with obstacles that a savvy medical [...]

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Mental Health: it affects us all

October 6, 2014 in category Student Stories

I had an interesting experience whilst holidaying overseas in July. I spent three days sitting on a beach with three girls currently studying at Oxford University in the UK. Esteemed as one of the most prestigious universities in the world, I was in the company of incredibly talented and inspirational young Australian leaders who are [...]

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Looking Backwards and Forwards

October 6, 2014 in category Student Stories

I’m very excited to be about to finish medical school and start the next phase of my journey. The last five years haven’t been without their bumps but I’ve got there and I’m incredibly proud of that. I’ve had a huge amount of support from my family, my friends, an amazing treating team and some [...]

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Getting help

October 6, 2014 in category Student Stories

2014 has been a tough year. Like many medical students, I’ve always been quite used to having a lot on my plate. The year started off with the usual demands of all my other years of med school, balancing my grades with my social life and looking after my physical health. There was a bit [...]

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