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Contact a hotline in Victoria, Australia to get advice on how to support someone you're worried about.

It's normal to be concerned when it seems like someone you care about is not acting like their usual self. You may wonder whether they are struggling with their mental health. 2 helplines are available in Victoria, Australia to offer you support and advice. Feel free to reach out if these signs seem familiar:

  • They seem emotionally distant.
  • They seem secretive, like they're hiding something.
  • They are not doing activities that they used to do before.
  • They seem to have a “I don’t care” attitude.
  • They have mentioned that they have the intention to hurt someone else.
  • They have harmed themselves.
  • You don’t hear from for days or weeks, when you used to hear from them often.
  • They appear to be consumed by their thoughts and in their own world.

When someone you love opens up to you about difficult thoughts and feelings, not knowing how to respond is very normal. Yet it can make you feel helpless and cause you distress. Fortunately, there are lots of simple ways you can show your support.

Contacting a helpline in Victoria, Australia can put you in touch with a compassionate counselor. A helpline counselor can offer you helpful advice for supporting a loved one you're concerned about. You can also get help for any difficult emotions you may be experiencing as a result of your loved one's behavior.


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