Take time for a reality check
Adults are routinely pressured to have their lives in manageable order, to have all the answers and to make the right choice every time. Such unrealistic expectations often lead to unnecessary stress, anxiety and conflict.
Try to remind yourself regularly:
a) We can understand very little about a person or their circumstances from their outward appearance (or their social media posts); and
b) Nobody has all the right answers. Most people are just trying to do the best they can.
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WellMob is a mental health support resource created by Indigenous people, for Indigenous people and the front-line workers who support them. Backed by Edith Cowan University, it offers a holistic, culturally appropriate approach to health for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. READ MORE…
Coast & Country Primary Care
With offices at Erina, Coast & Country Primary Care has been supporting local mental health for 20 years. To find out more about accessing GP mental health plans, peer support and other services, click here or call 4365 2294.
Iris Foundation is dedicated to early intervention as a means to preventing poor mental health and suicide. If you or someone you know needs urgent assistance, please contact one of the services listed below. (Click on the images to access more information.)