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Additional Resources for you to Explore
By starting a conversation and commenting on changes you may notice, you could help that family member, friend or workmate open up. The RUOK website has some simple conversation steps to help start a conversation.

headspace has information to help friends and family, and Black Dog have developed a fact sheet on helping someone who has a mental illness.

Additional classroom activities, Supporting somebody who may be experiencing a mood disorder and Looking after yourself when you are supporting a friend can be used to further explore this topic. Teachers can also download the full HeadStrong 2.0 free curriculum resource to help students better understand mental health, and how to build wellbeing and resilience.

Learn more about the Black Dog Institute, the work we are doing and access resources based on cutting-edge research.

Watch the next video in the series: Talking About Mental Illness: Video 6 Staying on Track.