Health & Wellness

Video games are great. They’re often relaxing, cerebral and entertaining, but they’re not the most physical of activities, which can mean that sometimes being fit and healthy can take a backseat to “just one more round.”

They’re also a really easy way to escape from the real world, your real life and any hardships, problems or issues you’re facing. It’s all too easy to get totally caught up in the imaginary, fantasy worlds of video games, without dealing with and facing those real issues.

This page can be a resource for fitness, wellness and mental health. Often the hardest thing to do is taking the first step or asking for help, but it’s the most important step. Let’s take it together.

Lifeline is a national charity providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services.

SuicideLine is a 24/7 telephone counselling service offering professional support to people at risk of suicide, people concerned about someone else’s risk of suicide, and people bereaved by suicide.

beyondblue promotes good mental health, tackles stigma and discrimination, and provides support and information on anxiety, depression and suicide

Call 1300 22 4636
24 hours / 7 days a week
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3pm – 12am / 7 days a week
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Kids Helpline is a free, private and confidential, telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25 in Australia.

1800 55 1800