Health and Well-Being Resources during COVID-19

The pandemic has created numerous changes, and this can be challenging. VicWISE has compiled a list of health and well-being resources for the international student community.

Taking Care of Your Mental Health During COVID-19

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zSndsHZBI34
Prioritising your mental health is important especially during the pandemic. Some activities you can do include eating well, keeping active, talking to people you know on the phone or through video calls and establishing a daily routine.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sg8UytyIBqk
To manage stress during the pandemic, do the following: avoid information overload, exercise regularly, relax, eat and sleep well, keep a sense of humour and stay in touch with family and friends.


Resource List

For life threatening or emergency situations, please contact 000.
For immediate crisis support and/or suicide prevention services, please contact Lifeline at 13 11 14. These lines are open 24/7.

Emergencies

Universities

Legal, Tenancy and Sexual Health Support

Peer Support

Specialised Services

Psychological Services

Services in Your Language

Mainstream Services

Self-Help

Insurance/Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)

Bulk-Billing Medical Centre


Call the dedicated COVID-19 hotline on 1800 675 398 for advice. Hotline is open 24/7.