Fact sheets

Fact sheets

I'm struggling. What can I do?

With rapidly changing information, the introduction of physical (also known as social) distancing and the near-constant exposure to the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak, it’s ok if you feel uneasy or not yourself right now – and chances are you’re not the only one feeling this way.This fact sheet provides some signals that may indicate you or someone you know are struggling right now and information on what you can do to feel better.

Managing work and study in a time of COVID-19

COVID-19 is causing a lot of uncertainty for young people, especially when it comes to work and study. It’s completely normal to feel stressed and worried while things are so uncertain.

Returning to work, study and other activities

We have all been living with restrictions and uncertainty for a long period of time; it’s ok if you’re feeling overwhelmed, anxious or stressed when returning to normal daily activities such as study, work or seeing friends or other people again.

Self-care during the COVID-19 outbreak

We’ve put together this list of self-care activities you can do from home. They’ll help you feel a bit better and give you a sense of control.

Substance use behaviours and COVID

This resource is for clinical and non-clinical professionals who work with young people. It may also be helpful for families, carers, friends or other close supports of young people.It is designed to help people understand how substance use behaviours may have changed during the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions and lockdowns and how these changes in behaviours may affect young people, both during and after lockdown. It can also be used as an aid to open conversations with young people about their substance use behaviours and staying safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.