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ReachOut.com

ReachOut.com is an Australian, online youth mental health and wellbeing service.It helps young Australians with information, support, tools and stories on everything from finding your motivation, through to getting through really tough times.

With a mobile-friendly site and forums, you can access help, info and support no matter where you are. Everything on ReachOut.com is created with experts and young people, so you can be sure to find stuff that’s not only evidence-based, but is also relevant to you. It’s got tools and tips to make everyday life a little easier, and if you can’t get the help you need on ReachOut.com, it has links to a number of other services that exist for young people in Australia.

ReachOut.com is an initiative of the Inspire Foundation, an Australian non-profit with a mission to help young people lead happier lives. Inspire exists because mental health difficulties are one of the biggest challenges of our time: one in four young people will have a mental disorder, and suicide is the leading cause of death for young people aged 15-24 in Australia.

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Tips for drinking responsibly | Alcohol | ReachOut Australia

Learn some tips on being a responsible drinker. Find out how you can control your alcohol intake and enjoy drinking responsibly and safely.

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How to drink without getting too drunk | Alcohol | ReachOut Australia

Here are some simple tips to help you enjoy a drink or two without getting pressured to get completely wasted.

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Signs you might have a drinking problem | Alcohol | ReachOut Australia

Know if you are an alcoholic or not? Read about the warning signs and symptoms of alcohol dependance that informs you might have a drinking problem.

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School and study | ReachOut Australia

Starting university, surviving O-Week, staying safe during schoolies, worrying about failing a course, getting a job after uni. These are some of the issues we address here.

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Olivia talks about overcoming depression and anxiety | Depression | ReachOut Australia

Struggling with depression and anxiety isnt easy. Olivia talks about how she eventually learned to cope and shares some advice for anyone else feeling the way she did.

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Living with housemates | Leaving home | ReachOut Australia

Some housemates get along like a house on fire. Others are so bad you fear they may actually set the house on fire.

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What is child abuse? | Abuse and violence | ReachOut Australia

The effects of abuse on a child are serious and long-lasting. No matter when the abuse has occurred, you can get help and support.

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Understanding a different culture | Cultural identity | ReachOut Australia

Youre living in a vibrant multicultural country, so its great that you want to understand cultures other than your own.

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Bronwyn's recovery from anorexia nervosa | Eating disorders | ReachOut Australia

Bronwyn talks about her experience of recovering from an eating disorder. She initially describes feeling like her obsession with food would never end.

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Self-help for self-harm | Self-harm | ReachOut Australia

In addition to other forms of support, self-help strategies can be useful in managing urges to self-harm.

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