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Coping in a crisis

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Crisis Support: How to help in a crisis

How to help when someone experiences a mental health crisis When caring for someone with a mental illness, there may be times when their health deteri...

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Crisis Support

Crisis Support A crisis is someones personal reaction to an event or experience in their life they find hard to cope with

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Australian Crisis Numbers - BluePages

This page provides crisis numbers for each Australian state and territory.

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Supporting your child through times of financial hardship

Coping with tough times can be hard for everyone, but it can be especially difficult when you have a family to worry about too. One of the main stresses that can be placed on a family is the stress of financial hardship

Read more on Australian Child and Adolescent Trauma, Loss and Grief Network (ACATLGN) website

Carers NSW - Carer Support Groups

Where is my nearest Carer Support Group?Carers NSW can help you contact your local Carer Support Group

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Emergency help - BluePages

If you are feeling suicidal, call one of the numbers listed on this page and tell the person answering your call that you are thinking about suicide.

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Crisis and support helplines - NT.GOV.AU

Contact details for help with alcohol and drugs, children, young people, families, disability, sexual assault and mental health in the Northern Territory.

Read more on NT Health website

Coping with Community Crisis or Natural Disaster

A community crisis can occur following a natural disaster (e.g. bushfires, flood, cyclone) or another traumatic event (e.g. local tragedy, disease outbreak). These events are extremely challenging for the people directly affected, local families, workers, businesses, industries and the community as a whole.

Read more on Lifeline website

Emergency departments | Health and wellbeing | Queensland Government

Information about emergency departments in public hospitals including where they are located, costs, how they work, and what people can expect when visiting.

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Emergency department - what to expect - Better Health Channel

You are treated as soon as possible in an emergency department, but someone who arrived after you may be seen earlier if necessary.

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