“The uncertainty is a big factor contributing to the stress of the situation. I think if there was a set date when this would all be over I would feel better as I’d know how much of my life would be affected as I am in my last year of school.”
— Female, 17, regional NSW
The demand for ReachOut’s life-saving mental health support over the past few months has been unprecedented.
Since mid-March 2020, there has been a 50 per cent surge in visitation to ReachOut’s services - that’s an additional 120,000 people looking for relief to the distress they are experiencing.*
As Australia’s most trusted online mental health service, ReachOut has been able to respond quickly to the fear and uncertainty caused by the global COVID-19 pandemic and support vulnerable young people through these unprecedented times.
Your support will mean that we can reach the young people who need us most.
Additional resources are available from ReachOut, through the following links; COVID-19 Support, Urgent Help, Under 25s, and Parents. *Compared the to same period in 2019.