Mental Health and Wellbeing
Dealing with grief and loss
If you are in a crisis situation
Call police or ambulance on 000 or Monash security 333 (9905 3333)
Contact Safer Community, 990 51599 (9am - 5pm, weekdays);
For specialist advice and support or if you have concerns for someone else (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Phone counselling open 24/7; free and confidential for:
Monash Students: 1300 788 336
Monash Staff: 1300 360 364
Lifeline (24 hrs) 13 11 14
BeyondBlue Helpline: 1300 224 636 (www.beyondblue.org.au)
Suicide prevention line: 1300 651 251
People who can help in the School
Yardenah Brickman, Mental Health First Aid Ambassador
Phone: (03) 9905 5671, 23 Rainforest Walk, Room G06 (First Year teaching Labs)
Mental health first aid ambassadors help improve mental health literacy across the University, and can offer mental health interventions for staff and students, keeping information confidential where appropriate.
Fernando Gordillo Altamirano, Mental Health Champion
Fernando is a Medical Doctor and a first-year PhD student in the Barr Lab.
See his Facebook post here.
Find other student mental health champions here.
Fiona Hibbert, HDR and Education Officer
Phone: (03) 9902 0880, 25 Rainforest Walk, Room 105
Kate Elliott, Honours Technical Coordinator
Phone: (03) 9905 0508, 25 Rainforest Walk, Room 114
Monash Counselling Service
Drop-in or call 9905 3020 9am - 5pm weekdays.
University Health Service, 21 Chancellors Walk, Campus Centre, Ground floor.
Make an Appointment