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Search results for: "Resilience"

Building resilience

Setbacks, failures and stress are all part of normal life. Resilience is the ability to cope with difficult times and ‘bounce back’ from adversity.

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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.

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HeadGear app

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.

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Good mental health

How can you achieve good mental health? Practising showing gratitude or giving to others are examples, but there are also many other ways.

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High Res

DVA's High Res app is designed to help serving and former Australian Defence Force personnel and their families manage stress and negative thinking.

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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.

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Nervous breakdown

A nervous breakdown (mental breakdown) is a term sometimes used when a person is suffering mental distress and temporarily can’t function in everyday life.

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Suicide warning signs

By knowing the warning signs of suicide, those who are most at risk, and by being aware of how to access support, you could help save a life. Find out more.

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Mental health conditions

Mental health conditions broadly refers to many conditions, including mood disorders, eating disorders and anxiety conditions.

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How military veterans and their families can access health services, mental health support

There are many ways for the serving and ex-serving community to seek help for mental health and general wellbeing, starting with the DVA's MyService portal.

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