As you are probably aware, a 6-day lockdown was recently initiated to curb the recent Coronavirus cluster outbreak. That lockdown ended early.
In responding to the lockdown, I pulled together some mental health support services for those who might have been struggling.
The lockdown might be finished, but these resources might still be relevant, so I have left them here.
If you are seeking mental health support during this time, here are the options available to you.
Contact the Flinders University Counselling team via firstname.lastname@example.org. Our intake team will respond and organise an appointment (telehealth) during normal business hours.
If it is Out-of-hours or the weekend, you can call the Out-of-Hours Crisis Line. Call 1300 512 409 or text 0488 884 103.
SA Health have set up a COVID-19 Mental Health Support hub which provides links to a range of telephone and online services.
Beyond Blue have 24/7 Mental Health supports (phone, chat, forums, crisis) available.
Lifeline are always available via phone.
Head to Health have a dedicated COVID-19 page outlining different mental health supports, including online supports.
eMHprac have a detailed list of online mental health programs that you can access.
Also check out the Help and Advice on COVID-19 for South Australians page which covers information lines, disability supports, family supports, health supports, financial and housing supports and more.