Resources

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Fact sheets and information resources

Staff specific resources

Staff can access additional resources and support on our intranet page [staff login required]

If you need specific advice, or if you have any questions, please contact the team on 9479 8988 or email speakup@latrobe.edu.au

Apps for your phone

Looking to download a helpful app for your phone? Check these out!

Not quite sure which app you need? Take a short quiz on this website and it will point you in the right direction.

Calm Harm - Management for self harm

Calm Harm LogoCalm Harm provides tasks that help you resist or manage the urge to self harm. You can add your own tasks too and it's completely private and password protected.

Headspace - Meditation made simple

Headspace LogoHeadspace is meditation made simple. The app takes you through the basics of meditation, with progress pages to track your stats and reminders to help you with your practice.

Chats for Life - Support people with mental ill health

Chats for Life LogoThe Chats for life app will help you to plan a conversation with someone that you may be concerned about, who may be struggling or not going well. Designed with and for young people, a series of short videos will give you tips on how you may support their mental health and wellbeing. You can create and access your conversation plans and the video tips on your phone or tablet at any time and schedule chats with your friend or family member.

I am Sober - Quitting addictive behaviours

I am Sober logoI am Sober is an addiction buddy useful for quitting any activity or substance. With daily tracking, advice and quotes from other users, this app is focused around creating motivation and support while trying to quit.

Daisy - Family violence and sexual assault support

Daisy LogoDaisy is free and connects women around Australia to services providing support for the impacts of sexual assault family violence and domestic violence. Family members and friends can also use Daisy to gather information and support women’s decision making.

Sunny - Support for women with a disability experiencing abuse

Sunny logoSunny helps women with and without disability to recognise, respond and get help if they are experiencing violence and abuse.

MoodMission - Coping tools for low moods and anxiety

Mood Mission LogoMoodMission helps you learn new and better ways of coping with low moods and anxiety. Tell MoodMission how you’re feeling and it will give you a tailored list of 5 Missions that can help you feel better. Missions are activities and mental health strategies that are quick, easily achievable, and backed up by scientific evidence.

Recovery Record - Assistance with eating disorders

Recovery Record logoRecovery Record can help you manage your journey to recovery from eating disorders. You can keep track of your progress, get affirmations, set personalised reminders schedules and use other self-help activities.

Self-Help for Anxiety Management (SAM) - Help manage anxiety

Self help for anxiety management logoSelf-Help for Anxiety Management (SAM) offers a range of self-help methods to help you manage anxiety. It has been developed by psychologists and provides 25 self-help options on anxiety, relaxation and health. You are encouraged to use the resources and tools in SAM to build your own anxiety toolkit that will help you cope when you're feeling anxious.

Beyond Now - Suicide prevention

BeyondNow logoIf you or someone close to you is considering suicide, a safety plan can be a reminder of the reasons to live and ways to stay safe.

The Beyond Now suicide safety planning app assists you to create your own suicide safety plan; a plan to keep you safe when experiencing suicidal thoughts. Using the app, you can list ideas and contacts to stay safe, including warning signs, coping strategies, reasons for living, and ways to make your environment safe.

Spectrum LGBTIQ+ - Queer wellness app

Spectrum logoSpectrum is a queer wellness app, here to arm queer people who are isolated, closeted or at-risk with the tools to manage their mental health, find resources and information and connect with the community.

QLife

QLife provides Australia-wide anonymous, LGBTI peer support and referral for people wanting to talk about a range of issues including sexuality, identity, gender, bodies, feelings or relationships.

QLife services are free and include both telephone and webchat support, delivered by trained LGBTI community members across the country. Our services are for LGBTI individuals, their friends and families, and health professionals in Australia.

Family Violence Apps

Are you experiencing family violence. Here is a website that can help you find some useful apps for your current situation.