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Thinking about finding help is often the biggest step of all. This section details a range of videos about what is like to find and access services that can assist you.

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How knowing the warning signs of suicide could save a life

Tiana's best friend suicided when she was 15.
'What if..?' were the words that occupied Tiana's mind for months after Shae's death. She asked herself again and again what she could've done differently to catch her friend before it was too late.

Check out the blog Tiana also wrote here on TINO and below is the information featured on the cards Tiana has developed.

The 7 Warning Signs of Suicide

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  • Making Direct or indirect threats about suicide
  • Dramatic changes in personality, appearance or mood
  • Changes in eating or sleeping habits
  • A dramatic drop in performance at school or work
  • Feelings of guilt or low self-esteem
  • Saying goodbye and giving personal belongings away
  • Withdrawing from family and friends
  • Author: Propeller Project
  • Upload Date: 2014-04-07

This video was created by the FYA Propreller Project - helping young people create ideas and make them fly.

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Is it Ok to see a counsellor

Is it Ok to see a counsellor


A work by Xin

I had a pretty bad time in high school. Without going into details, I was bullied, I knew what it was like to be hurt and alone, I felt angry, sad, and eventually I felt nothing. I was not okay, and I knew I was not okay, but no one else seemed to care. None of my friends were willing to really open up to me. It was like I was drowning and I was surrounded by people in boats, but none of them were willing to risk reaching out to me.

Read the full story about is it Ok to see a counsellor on the blog

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As part of our blog series Xin takes a personal look into the question, is it Ok to see a counsellor.

  • Author: Xin
  • Upload Date: 2013-02-25

Written by Xin as part of our blog section.

Factsheet

Do you need help now?

Kids Helpline

Phone: 1800 55 1800 (free call from landline)

Lifeline

Phone: 13 11 14 (cost of local call from landline)

Emergency Services

Phone ‘000’ or get to a hospital now if you are in immediate danger and can’t get through to a help line (like Lifeline or Kids Helpline)

It may help to read this factsheet by Reach Out about calling emergency services if you feel scared.

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Reach Out has a great group of factsheets about accessing and finding help, whether for yourself or someone else. Check out these links for more info

Who can help you

Emergency help

Therapy and medication

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Help yourself

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