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The current COVID-19 outbreak is certainly an unsettling time and our mental health and wellbeing can be impacted. IMC are committed to supporting our students, you are not alone and support is always available. Always remember to take care of yourself and each other.

Download this Coping with Stress flyer (PDF 51.6KB) provided by WHO to make sure you stay on top of your health and wellbeing.

Student Counselling Services

All students have an opportunity to connect with a qualified counsellor or psychologist. This service is free and confidential to our student. During this crucial time, online sessions with a counsellor/psychologist are available where you can speak about any stress or other issues that you are experiencing in relation to the coronavirus in a comfortable and private environment.

For more information, email us via counselling@imc.edu.au

COVID-19 and Overseas Health Cover

International students can also contact their Overseas Health Cover providers for COVID-19 updates

24/7 Crisis Support Contacts

For immediate help when your life may be in danger you can contact Emergency Services on 000 or go to your local hospital emergency department.

To access 24-hour crisis support, call Lifeline on 13 11 14.

Further help

If you’re in Australia the below services can also deliver mental health support, too:

  • Lifeline Australia (13 11 14)
  • Youth Beyond Blue (1300 224 636)
  • eheadspace (1800 650 890)
  • Kids Helpline (1800 55 1800), for those under 25 years of age

For more information click here.

Australian Government helplines

You can call the National Coronavirus Health Information Line on 1800 020 080.

An Australian government hotline has also been established to assist international students with questions or concerns relating to their study and novel coronavirus:

Email: international.students@dese.gov.au

Phone: 1300 981 621 (8am to 8pm AEDST Monday to Friday)