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Why do I want to end my life?

Are you finding yourself thinking about suicide? Your thoughts may involve thinking how you would end your life, believing your family and friends would be better off without you. It is important for you to know that other people have thought about ending their lives too. There is help available. Follow this link to understand the reasons why you may be feeling this way and who you can call for help.

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Why do people become suicidal?

The idea that someone is feeling suicidal and want to end their life can be very confronting. It can be hard to understand why someone has reached the point where they are considering ending their life. People who contemplate suicide are experiencing intense emotional pain, due to any number of experiences or circumstances. Read on to understand the triggers and thought behaviour behind the pain they are feeling.

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Common experiences with suicide bereavement

People who have lost someone to suicide often experience complicated bereavement. There are many feelings in addition to grief that someone can go through. The often sudden and sometimes unexpected nature of the suicide can also be extremely traumatic for those who lived with or knew the person. Read on to understand the full range of emotions people often go through after having lost someone to suicide.

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Myths about schizophrenia

There are a lot of misunderstandings about schizophrenia that result in stigma. We’re working to reduce the stigma by busting some common myths.

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Grieving the loss of a parent: missing your mum on Mother’s Day

Many families will be celebrating Mother’s Day with their mum, but for some of us, this can be a difficult time. If your mother has passed away, the lead up to the day is a constant reminder of what you’ve lost. Read our blog on finding ways to cope with the loss of your mum on Mother’s Day.

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How to deal with a panic attack

A panic attack can come out of the blue and can be very frightening. You may have a sudden feeling of terror and experience panic attack symptoms like a fast heart rate, sweating, shortness of breath, dizziness and a loss of control. If you have experienced a panic attack in the past, you know how scary it can feel. So how can you deal with a panic attack?

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What is a panic attack?

According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, up to 40% of the population will experience a panic attack at some point in their lifetime. Read our article on what a panic attack feels like and what can cause a panic attack to happen.

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