COVID-19 – Specific Concerns

Disclaimer: We’re not counsellors/psychologist/other health professionals. Our only qualification is that we are also students, and so may have some idea how it feels.  This is aimed at a general …

What WAMSS is doing

COVID-19 Mental Health Survey As we all know, COVID-19 has been changing our lives in many different ways and affecting our lives in unexpected ways. The aim of the study …

Help; COVID-19

With thanks to All the students that participated in the COVID-19/Mental Health survey that informs this portal, and to the Medical School for their collaboration in getting up and running …

COVID-19-specific resources

Everything about COVID-19 and mental health We went to collect all the different COVID-19 resources we had seen floating around the internet, and found Life in Mind Australia had already …

Help; I Need Help

If you need immediate support call one of the following numbers (available 24/7) Lifeline Australia – 13 11 14 Lifeline New Zealand – 0800 543 354 Kids Helpline – 1800 55 1800 MensLine …

Help; I Have No Money

What to do if you find yourself stuck in a crack in the ground underneath a giant boulder you can’t move with no hope of rescue due to a lack …

Help; I Need Time Off

If you need time off, you will need to apply for it through the appropriate channels. Short Leave (<2 days): If you wish to take two days or less short …

Help; I’m Sick!

Contrary to popular belief, medical students are humans too, and we get sick sometimes. If this happens to you: STEP 1 HEALTH FIRST First: go and see your GP. If …

Help; I Need to Defer An Exam

You can get a deferred exam if the Faculty is convinced that, due to medical and/or exceptional reasons you: Were not able to prepare well enough for the exam Were …