Back to Research & Development

Subscribe to R&D Round-Up newsletter

Stay informed with a short, sharp monthly summary of MLA’s latest research reports.

Sign up

Mental health support

These are challenging times, but you don’t have to deal with it all by yourself

If you need someone to talk to or just want to read up on some resources to help you get into a better headspace, check out the links below.

Life line 452x297.jpg


If you’re thinking about suicide or experiencing a personal crisis, get in touch with Lifeline:

Call: 13 11 14 (open 24 hours)
Text: 0477 131 114 (6pm – Midnight Sydney time)
Live online chat (7pm – Midnight Sydney time)

Talk to someone

No one needs to face their problems alone. If your struggling with your mental health, get in touch with a trained professional from one of the organisations below – they’re here to help.

Self help

If you’d prefer to access support online, there’s a whole range of resources and tools out there to help you get back into a positive mindset. 

How to support others

If someone you know is struggling with their mental health, or you have noticed they’re not acting themselves? Check out the resources below for help supporting someone who’s doing it tough.

Coping with natural disasters

Unfortunately, drought, fires and floods have plagued Australian farm businesses for hundreds of years – but that’s not to say they don’t have a significant impact on our mental health. Here are some tips and tools to help you cope with the stress of these natural disasters.