We know sometimes life does get in the way of study. Things such as depression, problems at school or home, body image issues, binge drinking and drugs are all things that can stop you from staying focused.
These issues can happen in any year of school and can be too big to handle alone. Talk to your student welfare coordinator, a trusted adult, online or phone support service for some advice and solutions.
If you want to support your friend but you’re concerned about saying the wrong thing or making the situation worse, the beyondblue Check-in app takes you through four easy, quick steps to plan what you might say and how you might support your friend.
The Check-in app is free to download from Google Play and the Apple App Store.