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Understanding depression

By headspace

Normal feelings vs. depression For young people, it’s normal to have occasional mood swings, feel irritable sometimes, and to be sensitive to rejection and criticism. This can make it harder to tell whether you...

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Managing depression

By ReachOut

Self-help strategies for depression can be really effective tools for improving mood. Find out more about different strategies people can use to manage depression, and what to do if you are still finding your symp...

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Helping a friend with depression

By ReachOut

Know someone going through depression but not sure what to do? Find out why support from friends and family is really important, and check out the tips for helping someone through depression. Don’t forget to look ...

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Questions to ask before giving up

By TINO Crew

Everything Is Awful and I’m Not Okay: questions to ask before giving up  We came across this fantastic list of questions and actions to take if things are feeling really awful and you just feel like giving up. It...

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9 helpful tips for those having a hard time

By Sam

Lately I’ve had to deal with a lot of changes happening in my personal life. At first, describing them to my friends, I kept calling them endings, but afterwards I began to feel as if it was a process of renewal. ...

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Labelling and mental health - break the stigma

By Anonymous

In this blog Xin takes a look at how a mental health label can impact on you and how others perceive you, sometimes this can be helpful, and other times we have to take a moment to look beyond the label given. ...

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Tune Your Mood

Our music section is about helping you to think about the positive ways and impact of your music engagement. What music is helpful? Which songs positively impact you? Which are perhaps not so helpful? Explore playlists other young people have created as a positive tool for certain times in their day...

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Have Timeout

Even when we can’t physically go somewhere different, music can still help us have timeout. Explore playlists which other young people have created to help them have some timeout...

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Encourage Calmness

Music to bring a sense of calm to your day. Explore playlists which other young people have created to help them feel calm ...

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Have Fun

Get a soundtrack for your fun times whether chilling with friend, partying, road trip, or any fun time. Explore playlists which other young people have created as a background soundtrack to good times.

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