Your results on the K10 self-report measure fall into the HIGH OR SEVERE RANGE.
From how you answered the checklist – it appears you’re facing a really difficult time right now and are likely struggling with the demands of daily life.
Your K10 results indicate that you’ve likely been experiencing high levels of psychological distress in the past four weeks. From how you answered the K10 it seems that you’re currently struggling with your mental health.
The K10 result is not a diagnosis. However, the symptoms you’re reporting are consistent with a diagnosis of anxiety and/or depression.
Mental health challenges are common and treatable.
More than 2 in 5 Australians aged 16-85 have experienced a mental health disorder at some time in their life. Every year 1 in 5 Australians live with a mental health disorder. One in 10 Australians will have thoughts about suicide at some point in their life.
Some things you might like to consider:
Speak with your GP – they will complete a thorough assessment and explore your options, including the option of getting a mental health treatment plan and referral to access subsidised psychological counselling.
Consider psychological counselling – access online psychological counselling from a qualified and experienced psychologist, occupational therapist, or social worker.
It is common for people experiencing high psychological distress to have thoughts of suicide, which can be confusing, frightening and isolating. 1 in 6 (16.7%) Australians aged 16-85 have had serious thoughts about taking their own life at some point in their lives. If this is you – it is important that you connect with someone who can listen and help.
If you, or someone you know, is experiencing crisis visit your nearest hospital emergency or connect with a 24/7 mental health support service (Wellbeing Hub – Other Support Services).
If life is in danger call 000.
Provides access to crisis support and suicide prevention services.
Provides immediate telephone counselling and support in a crisis.
supporting people affected by anxiety, depression and suicide.
Telephone and online support, information and referral service for men with concerns about family and relationships, mental health, anger management, family violence (using and experiencing), substance abuse and wellbeing.
Telephone and online counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25.
Online mental health service for under-25s and their parents.
Hotline for anyone affected by alcohol or other drugs. Support includes counselling, advice and referral to local services.
Help for individuals and families dealing with drug and alcohol use. Also provide support groups, education programs, counselling and bereavement services for families.
National domestic, family and sexual violence counselling, information and support service.
Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander crisis support line for people feeling overwhelmed or having difficulty coping.
Australia’s leading suicide postvention program dedicated to assisting people and communities bereaved or impacted by suicide, including individuals, families, friends, witnesses, first responders and service providers.
HelloDoc is an exclusive mental health service, providing appointments with Psychiatrists and Psychologists, via secure video conferencing platforms.
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