Staying well during the holiday season
We know that the holiday season can be a stressful and sometimes lonely time for people. Making small-talk at the table with friends, family, and new acquaintances can be hard, especially if you aren’t feeling your best.
We’d like to point you towards a few resources that you might find useful.
Holiday tips – Staying well in the festive season
How to connect to friends who are depressed
8 Quick and Easy Meditation techniques to calm your mind
Western Sydney specific services that are available for 24 hours a day:
- Connections Western Sydney Helpline 1300 096 273 – telephone counselling service available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, through the holiday season
- MindGuide can be used to locate services in your area can be accessed at mindguide.org.au
- Clevertar is an app that will help people learn about managing their anxiety and depression. It’s free from the App Store or Google Play, just use the code word ‘wentwest’ to access it.
Don’t forget you can refer to these links and others on our Where to get help page and this great list on Beyond Blue too. If you need help, we encourage you to reach out to these services.