Supporting your mental health through natural disasters
The widespread loss and distress resulting from the current bushfires can affect anyone – whether you’ve been impacted by the fires directly or not. If you are feeling overwhelmed, there are services available.
headspace Community Engagement Coordinator, Amy Mines, said it’s important to remember that everyone responds to trauma and grief in different ways. What works for some, may not work for you – but ignoring thoughts and feelings won’t resolve the problem.