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MensLine Australia is a free telephone and online counselling service offering support for Australian men anywhere, anytime.

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Men's Mental Health 

Why is change so hard?

Achieving true change in your life, especially when you’re trying to shift long-standing behaviours, can be a tough slog. Why is it so hard? What holds us back from making positive change in our lives? Read here to learn why and how to best navigate these hurdles.

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Men's Mental Health 

Mental fitness

Preventative action is a vital part of looking after your mental health. Here’s some tips on establishing a ‘mental fitness’ routine.

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How to deal with anger 

Managing anger

It is normal to feel angry from time to time. However, it is how we respond to and express that anger that can cause a problem. Learn more about this human emotion and how to control your anger using anger management techniques.

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How can we help you?

Need to talk to someone?

MensLine Australia offers free professional 24/7 telephone counselling support for men with concerns about mental health, anger management, family violence (using and experiencing), addiction, relationship, stress and wellbeing.

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Online Chat & Video Counselling

MensLine Australia offers free professional 24/7 online counselling support for men with concerns about mental health, anger management, family violence (using and experiencing), addiction, relationship, stress and wellbeing.

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Latest from MensLine Australia

Active listening

Listening is an important part of effective communication. We have conversations throughout the day, but sometimes we’re not listening as well as we could. Active listening skills go a long way towards addressing misunderstandings and establishing healthier relationships.

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Active listening

Listening is an important part of effective communication. We have conversations throughout the day, but sometimes we’re not listening as well as we could. Active listening skills go a long way towards addressing misunderstandings and establishing healthier relationships.

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What are the symptoms of a panic attack?

A panic attack is an occurrence of strong anxiety and fear (and accompanying physical reactions) that seems to happen without an obvious cause. Panic attacks are a result of our ‘fight or flight’ instinct engaging, without the threat of immediate physical danger being present.

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Benefits of volunteering

Many people who volunteer know the great feeling associated with helping others, but what people may not know are the proven benefits on overall health and happiness. Volunteering offers countless social, mental and physical health benefits. Here we outline some of the profound impacts of volunteering.

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First time dad

Becoming a Father for the first time can be one of the happiest times in your life, it can also be a very emotional and confusing experience. Let MensLine Australia give you the right advice and support to make the most of this new change to your life, enjoying all that comes with it.

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The power of a good support network

Having a good support network is a vital tool in maintaining your mental health and wellbeing. As social creatures, our relationships and connections are a basic and core need, behind only physical and safety needs in importance.

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First time dad

Becoming a Father for the first time can be one of the happiest times in your life, it can also be a very emotional and confusing experience. Let MensLine Australia give you the right advice and support to make the most of this new change to your life, enjoying all that comes with it.

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The power of a good support network

Having a good support network is a vital tool in maintaining your mental health and wellbeing. As social creatures, our relationships and connections are a basic and core need, behind only physical and safety needs in importance.

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Information for Health Professionals

Understand how our counselling services work, how to refer a client and access support materials for clients at risk.

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