Your union is here for you
We can call these times we find ourselves in many things challenging, unprecedented, anxious – and all are true. This is a public health challenge – and the solution to preventing this physical illness presents many mental health challenges.
We've compliled some contact details and resources to support you during the pandemic. You can also download this information as a pdf fact sheet.
You may be physically isolated, but you are not alone
Beyond Blue Coronavirus Mental Wellbeing Support Service:
Information, advice and strategies to help you manage your wellbeing and mental health during this time. Includes phone support, web chat and online community forum.
LifeLine: 13 11 14
Beyond Blue: 1300 224 636
MensLine Australia: 1300 789 978
Employee Assistance Program (EAP): See your intranet for details
For members of the LGBTIQA+ community: QLIFE (open 3pm – midnight)
Carers Australia: 1800 242 636
Relationships Australia: 1300 364 27
For those who need urgent assistance
Suicide Call Back Service: 1300 659 467
1800 RESPECT: 1800 737 732
- Women: 1800 811 811
- Men: 1800 600 636
Emergency Services: 000
Helpful resources for coping during covid-19
Comcare resources - Coronavirus (COVID-19): Looking after your Mental Health
The following guides contain information and practical tips on a range of topics and include details for relevant support services