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NATIONAL HELP LINES AND WEBSITES

 

1800RESPECT

Confidential information, counselling and support service open 24 hours to support people impacted by sexual assault, domestic or family violence and abuse.

Black Dog Institute

Information on symptoms, treatment and prevention of depression and bipolar disorder.

 

Carers Australia

1800 242 636

Short-term counselling and emotional and psychological support services for carers and their families in each state and territory.

 

Headspace

1800 650 890

Free online and telephone service that supports young people aged between 12 and 25 and their families going through a tough time.

 

Kids Helpline

1800 55 1800

A free, private and confidential, telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25.

 

MensLine Australia

1300 78 99 78

A telephone and online support, information and referral service, helping men to deal with relationship problems in a practical and effective way. 

 

Relationships Australia

1300 364 277

A provider of relationship support services for individuals, families and communities.

 

SANE Australia

1800 18 7263

Information about mental illness, treatments, where to go for support and help carers.

 

Lifeline (anyone having a personal crisis) — call 13 11 14 or chat online

 

Kids Helpline (24/7 phone and online chat for young people aged 5-25 years) — call 1800 55 1800

https://www.beyondblue.org.au

IMM1GRATION SERVICES

 

Absolute Immigration

1 300 227 658

Immigration experts that specialise in finding solutions for clients immigration and global mobility problems. They have 15 years of experience in supporting clients through the visa process, managing compliance needs and provide ongoing updates on immigration legislation and policy change.

FREE OR LOW-COST MEDITATIONS

 

Dru Meditation
An online course designed for those who are serious about meditating. The nine-month schedule takes a week-by-week approach to learning. It’s well structured, easy to follow, comprehensive and is often used as a prerequisite for teacher training (if you loved it that much and start thinking about a career change).

 The Meditation Society of Australia
An online community that offers downloadable podcasts and phone apps including guided meditations, meditation music and children’s meditation. Many are free, including a Meditation for Beginners course, or you can sign up for the $10 premium membership. Free online classes are radio quality, whereas premium members have access to high-quality CD format. 

 

UCSD Center for Mindfulness
Guided audio files for practicing Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) from the UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness.

Basic meditation with Tara Brach
Free meditations that you can stream or download.


 

FREE OR LOW-COST YOGA CLASSES ONLINE


www.gaia.com/‎

Discover hundreds of classes, from vinyasa flow to foundation builders for beginners. Practice unlimited yoga on Gaia all month for less than the cost of a studio drop in. Watch Anytime, Anywhere. Yoga & Meditation Classes. Meditation & Mindfulness.

 

Corepower Yoga: Check out these free on-demand yoga and sculpting videos on the Corepower Yoga website.

 

Yoga With Adriene: Check out Adriene's YouTube channel for over 500 free yoga videos.

 

Daily Burn: If you sign up, you get a 30-day free trial where you can choose from thousands of different video and audio workouts on the Daily Burn website, including yoga. 

 

Yoga International: Stream hundreds of expert-led yoga and meditation classes with this 14-day free trial.

 

FREE OR LOW-COST HIGH-INTENSITY CLASSES ONLINE

 

Orangetheory: This popular endurance class focuses on intervals and targeting certain zones of your heart rate. Given the impact of COVID-19, Orangetheory is now uploading new at-home 30 minute workout routines daily. You won't need any special equipment, but the instructors do get creative and have you utilise objects you can find around the house like coffee jugs in lieu of weights.

Thanks to Shelly Horton for compiling this list

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