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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)

1300 22 4636

Suicide Call Back Service

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

1300 659 467

Lifeline NZ

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

0800 543 354

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Studying Abroad

August 17, 2014 in category Student Stories

I remember the day I received my offer from the university. Folded inside the envelope proudly emblazoned with the university emblem was an offer addressed to my name- I had been accepted to study medicine. But unlike previously, I wasn’t nervous, and I wasn’t excited either. I was scared- this was to be the first [...]

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August 17, 2014 in category Student Stories

The busyness involved with being a medical student is something we are all familiar with. In addition to the time spent studying often there are other things which take up our time. Living out of home, I work part-time each week to support myself financially, and am involved in various personal and university projects. With [...]

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August 17, 2014 in category Student Stories

Medical students are enthusiastic about doing it right for ourselves and for our patients, even from the first time. When the nice patient offers us their arm so we can practice cannulation, it's only natural that we don't want to cause any pain or bleeding. When the upset patient shares with us their very personal [...]

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So, you’re going on a rural rotation?

August 13, 2014 in category Articles

All Australian medical students do a rural rotation, whether for 4 weeks or a few years. The advice below has been extracted from various articles offering advice for students on how to make the most of their rural rotation. Although the applicability will depend on the length of your rotation, much of this advice is [...]

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