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Looking after your mental health during COVID-19

Stress and anxiety can have a negative impact on your health – both in the short and long term. Learn how to look after your mental health during COVID-19.

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How to talk to your kids about drugs

No matter how much you try and protect them, your children are going to live in a world where drugs exist. Therefore it is important you learn how to talk to your kids about drugs without alienating them.

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Five movies to watch when you have a broken heart

Movies can make us laugh, cry, think and most of all they can make us feel – they have the power to lift our spirits, inspire us and make us feel hopeful. Here are five movies to watch when you have a broken heart.

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Overcoming failure

We never set out to fail. We set out with the hopes and dreams of being successful in whatever it is we do. Sometimes we’re successful, and sometimes we’re not, but accepting failure as part of everyday life can help. Let’s take a look at three strategies that can help you overcome failure.

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Favourite blogs of 2019

As the year draws to a close it’s time to look back at some of the most engaging topics and information that have resonated within our community.

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Understanding the differences between social isolation and loneliness

Social isolation and loneliness, despite sounding similar, are in fact quite different. Understand the differences between social isolation and loneliness.

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Suicide grief and bereavement: looking after yourself

The grief process is never easy, but the grief experienced when losing someone to suicide can be especially complex and traumatic. Looking after yourself and your own mental health and wellbeing is therefore very important during this challenging time of emotional upheaval. Here are some self-care tips that you may find helpful.

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The far-reaching consequences of suicide

Suicide in Victoria may have affected up to 97,000 people last year.

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3 even more surprising mental health benefits of sleep

Sleep is an essential biological process that has been observed in almost all animals. Quality sleep is also crucial to good mental health.

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3 surprising mental health benefits of sleep

The study of sleep science has been around for hundreds of years. Even so, you don’t need to be a scientist to appreciate the mental health benefits of sleep.

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