Mental health helpline to stay open over Christmas period

CHRISTMAS can be a tough time for many people, especially those who have lost loved ones.

Help will be on hand for those with a mental illness during the Christmas period with beyondblue to continue operating their 24/7 support service during the holiday period.

The support service allows people concerned about their mental health to chat to a trained professional through their hotline on 1300 224 636.

People can also use beyondblue's live webchat from 3pm to midnight or receive email responses within 24 hours by visiting www.beyondblue.org.au/get-support.



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