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COVID-19

2020 has been a huge challenge for individuals and businesses alike. 

As we collectively navigate this time, whether in lockdown, working from home or losing work, there are many resources being made available to support and encourage us through this time.

The list provided here by various organisations and geographical locations are an opportunity to re-skill, look for work or stay centred during this time.

In addition, taking care of ourselves is critical and a baseline for this self care can be to start with your mental health. A number of organisations have added specific COVID-19 related services and some are listed here.  

If you have any other recommended resources please let me know!

Resource Links

https://www.elev8me.online – a site connecting COVID impacted people to a group of professionals from various industries to assist with resume review.

http://www.udemy.com – online courses across many disciplines and ideas. 

https://tinyurl.com/y33wrgm9 – interview skills workshop offered by Atlassian. 

https://tinyurl.com/y6sb9sp5 – The Dream Collective free #shepivots program. 

https://tinyurl.com/y3jcbpkm – free Agile Project Management Course

https://www.coursera.org/ – free courses 

Mental Health Support (Australia based)

Beyond Blue | http://blackdoginstitute.org.au | Reducing stigma for depression and anxiety | 1300 22 4636 (24 x 7) 

 

Brochure for Mental Health Services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. https://tinyurl.com/y4rdlked

 

Carers Australia |http://carersaustralia.com.au| Short-term counselling, psychological support for carers and their families | 1800 242 636 

 

Embrace Multicultural Mental Health | https://www.embracementalhealth.org.au/ |   Provided by Mental Health Australia for multicultural communities. 

 

Headspace | headspace.org.au | Free online support service for those 12 years – 25 years and their families | 1800 650 890

 

Head to Health | https://headtohealth.gov.au/about-us | Digital Mental Health Services. 

 

Lifeline | lifeline.org.au | Crisis counselling and suicide prevention | 13 11 14

 

National Debt Helpline | http://ndh.org.au | 1800 007 007

 

Open Arms | Veterans and Families Counselling  http://openarms.gov.au/get-support/counselling | 1800 011 046

 

QLife | qlife.com.au | National referral service for LGBTI | 3pm – 12am | 1800 184 527