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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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How can I tell if a friend is struggling?

Sometimes we notice right away if a friend is struggling or is overwhelmed by a situation. Other times it may be less obvious, but if we know the warning signs to look out for, we can reach out to help them get the support they need. Read on to understand the warning signs that your friend may need help.

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Clean Up Australia Day - boost your wellbeing

Sunday 4 March 2018 is Clean Up Australia Day – When the rubbish is gone, nature can carry on. Social interaction, physical activity and contact with nature can have positive effects on our mental and physical wellbeing.

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Myths about suicide

There are many suicide myths that cloud our judgement and stop us from reaching out to someone who may be suicidal. Here we separate myths such as, “Asking someone if they are suicidal will put the idea in their head.” to “Once a person feels suicidal, they will always feel that way.” from fact.

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Signs of a healthy relationship

While there is probably no such thing as a perfect relationship, there are many healthy relationships out there. We’re taking a look at what makes a relationship healthy.


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