Coping in a crisis
Information about coping in a crisis from leading Australian health organisations, including links to crisis support.
Setbacks, failures and stress are all part of normal life. Resilience is the ability to cope with difficult times and ‘bounce back’ from adversity.
Tips for women coping with family break-up, separation or divorce
Coping with a family break-up, separation or divorce can be tough. Find out about tips for women on how to deal with the challenges.
Dealing with life events
Life events such as accidents, a death and relationships can cause stress, but even happy events such as planning a wedding can make you feel down.
The Toolbox from ReachOut.com is a variety of health and wellbeing apps endorsed by health professionals and recommended by young people.
DVA's High Res app is designed to help serving and former Australian Defence Force personnel and their families manage stress and negative thinking.
Black Dog Institute’s HeadGear is a free, easy-to-use app that guides you through a 30–day mental fitness challenge designed to build resilience and wellbeing – it’s even been found to prevent depression.
Developing life skills through sports
Sport isn’t just good for children’s bodies. Sport has psychological benefits for children and adolescents, and teaches them important life skills.
Recovery and mental health
There are many definitions of recovery and it can mean something different to everyone, this piece focuses on ‘personal’ recovery as defined by people with a lived experience of mental illness.