Touch Points: 5 August, 2021

Listen to your body (and mind)

The Olympics have been a reminder that even elite athletes have their limits. And sometimes the best course of action is to take a break.

Even if it’s just for a few minutes, stepping away from a tense discussion, an overwhelming workload or someone else’s unreasonable expectations can act as a timely circuit breaker.

Resource highlights

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HeadGear Mental Fitness App
Developed by the Black Dog Institute and respected partners, the HeadGear app is perfect for busy people who want to manage their mental well-being directly from their mobile phone. The app offers a 30-day mental fitness challenge that only takes five to 10 minutes each day, and can be tailored to address specific issues.


Life in Mind COVID-19 Resources
Life in Mind, a national gateway to best-practice suicide prevention information, has compiled a comprehensive list of online resources to help Australians manage the mental health impacts of the pandemic. Click here to find out more.

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.)

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