October is Mental Health Month

This month is ‘Mental Health Month’ and it’s an important month for so many people are affected by mental health issues.

We live in a world that is tough, we have to juggle things like social status, work status, relationship status, health status, financial status and much more and it can overwhelm people and unfortunately it can do so with fatal outcomes.

Don’t be afraid to talk to somebody about the topic of mental health, talking to family, friends or professionals can do so much for you or somebody you know who is struggling with mental illness.

Below are some numbers to organisations that can help in a time of crisis;

Lifeline – 13 11 14
Kids Help Line – 1800 55 1800
MensLine Australia – 1300 789 978
Suicide Call Back Service – 1300 659 467
Domestic Violence Line – 1800 656 463

Readers can also visit the Mental Health Month website for more information.

After this month is over, don’t stop looking after your mental health and those of family and friends, keep on going during each and every day of your life.

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