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What are the signs that someone may be depressed?

Learn the common signs and symptoms of depression so you can help your friend or family member get the support they need.

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What is social anxiety?

Social anxiety is more than just feeling nervous about a social function or event. Learn how to spot the signs.

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Signs you are struggling to cope

Struggling to cope? Feeling overwhelmed? Learn about the warning signs and get simple stress relievers to feel better.

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How do I know if my drinking is becoming a problem?

Lots of us drink socially, but how can you tell if your drinking is becoming a problem? Here’s an overview of the key warning signs and where to get help.

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Most popular blogs of 2020

As 2020 comes to a close we take a look back at the most viewed blog topics across the SuicideLine Victoria website. If you are feeling suicidal, worried about someone or have lost someone to suicide, SuicideLine Victoria is here to help 24/7. Don’t let it build up.

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When is anger a problem?

Anger is a completely normal emotion to experience, but when does anger start to become a problem?

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Single session and multi-session counselling help

SuicideLine Victoria provides single session services to all callers and online counselling users; and multi-session services to eligible clients. Understand how our counselling and support services can help you.

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How do I help my friend who’s thinking about suicide?

Being a friend to somebody who is thinking about suicide is one of the most important undertakings as a friend you can be tasked with. But where do you start? Learn suicide warning signs and how to start a conversation with somebody thinking about suicide.

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Six quick pick-me-ups

We are all time poor and have any number of things competing for our attention. It can be hard for us to etch out the time to practice some self-care. Here are some five-minute tasks to keep you on an even keel during your hectic day.

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Gaming – a cure for isolation and loneliness?

Can gaming be a cure for social isolation? It’s not about escaping reality, it’s about escaping reality together.

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