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Study Melbourne Leadership Labs 4Impact

Want to be empowered and develop your leadership skills? Study Melbourne Leadership Labs 4Impact has 12 free sessions from August to October 2020 which will enable you to learn and apply the skills and mindsets of social innovators through team projects. Additionally, you will also get to connect with international students and entrepreneurs across Victoria. Topics covered include: Entrepreneurship Civic Participation Prototyping Pitching & Advocacy. Date and Time Every Friday, from 14 August to 30 October 2020 at 3.00 p.m. – 4.30 p.m. Location All the sessions will be conducted online via Zoom. For more information: To indicate your interest,…

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Emergencies/After Hours Help Outside of University

Please contact the following for emergencies: Call 000 (or 112 from a mobile phone) Lifeline – Telephone counselling24 hours, 7 days a weekPh: 13 11 14 DirectLine – Alcohol and drug telephone counselling24 hours, 7 days a week.Ph: 1800 888 236 Online counselling:www.counsellingonline.org.au GriefLine – Bereavement support and referral6 a.m. noon to 3 a.m., 7 days a weekPh: 1300 845 745Online counselling: www.griefline.org.au Mensline – Counselling, information and referral for men24 hours, 7 days a weekPh: 1300 789 978 Suicide Prevention Hotline24 hours, 7 days a weekPh: 1300 651 251 Nurse on Call – guidance on health issues24 hours, 7…

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Online Self-Help

Sometimes, we prefer to work on our personal wellbeing alone by reading articles or accessing technological applications. Below are some resources that may be useful. Websites Google Apps IOS Apps

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Better Access to Psychological Service

Sometimes, international students prefer to access psychological services outside of their universities. Below are the steps as well as relevant links to these services. Steps Ask the psychologist on the payment method when making an appointment (either upfront or claim the bill from the psychologist and send it to the OSHC provider). Ask the GP to refer you to a psychologist. Call the psychologist and ask how much an appointment will cost. Advise the psychologist on the mental health plan. Contact the OHSC provider and provide them with the MBS Item number, get information on the following: a)Would it be…

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Ethno-Specific Services

We have compiled a list of ethno-specific services catering to people who wish to receive counselling in their own language. Current languages include Arabic, Cambodian, Chinese (Cantonese/ Hainanese/ Hakka/ Mandarin), Gujarati, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Portuguese, Punjabi, Spanish, Telugu, Urdu and Vietnamese.

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