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#LetsTalk About Depression

#LetsTalk about depression. Today is World Health Day and the World Health Organisation has reported that “depression is the leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide”.

Depression affects more than 300 million people worldwide of all ages, all walks of life and in all countries.  If you are experiencing depression, ‘let’s talk’, there are services available.

JCU Brisbane Student Counsellor, June Menzies, has reiterated a key message, “depression is not something to be ashamed of, it is an illness that many people face and it is treatable”.

For free, professional support, please contact our Student Counsellor on 0459 826 955 or email: for more information.

For a support service external to JCU Brisbane, please contact:

  • Lifeline (Counselling): 131 114
  • Men's Line Australia: 1300 789 987
  • Princess Alexandra Hospital Mental Health Help Line: 1300 858 998


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