Thank you for showing your interest in sharing your experience with our online community.
We created #MakingTime as a way for you to share experiences and positive strategies about what you have made time for or will make time for to support your mental wellbeing. Through sharing your first-hand stories, we can support one another through difficult times.
As a community, we highly value everyone’s contributions. To keep this platform safe, respectful, and welcoming for yourself and others, we have developed some essential guidelines.
We encourage you to read and follow the guidelines below.
It can be useful to think about what you are sharing and why you are sharing your post in relation to #MakingTime. Before uploading content, some questions to consider are below:
We wish to create a safe, empowering, respectful and welcoming space for you and others on the platform, while still encouraging people to share their stories in a way that they feel comfortable. In light of this, we ask that you follow the below guidelines.
This is not a live moderated platform; however, it is monitored for the safety of users and viewers. This means posts may take up to 48 hours to be approved and appear on the website. If you have posted and this hasn’t appeared, please check to see your content meets our guidelines. If you believe it does and wish to chat to us, please email us on firstname.lastname@example.org.
This platform is not a support service, but we want to make sure that you receive the help you need. If you, or someone you know, is going through a difficult time and would like support, help is available. Visit www.headtohealth.gov.au/crisis-links to find support that is right for you.
If your life is in danger, or you need urgent support, please call one of the following:
Police & Ambulance: 000
Lifeline: 13 11 14
Suicide Call Back Service: 1300 659 467
Kids Helpline: 1800 551 800
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The views and opinions expressed in these guest contributions reflect solely those of the authors and in accordance with the stated Guidelines for this platform. The Commission recognises the diversity of Australians and welcomes individuals posting their personal experiences; however, the Commission does not endorse one view or perspective over the other.
Information is also provided in good faith and without warranty (express or implied). All individuals accessing this website are advised to exercise care and discretion in the information they choose to make available on or through this website. In particular, you should not act on the basis of anything contained on this website without first obtaining professional advice specific to your circumstances, and where appropriate, seek professional advice. You must make your own assessment of the information contained on this Website and, if you choose to rely on it, it is wholly at your own risk. If there is any material you consider to be misleading or inaccurate, please let us know.
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