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HALT’S COVID-19

toolkit for mental health

The HALT team have put together a new 4-page tool kit for getting through the current COVID-19 restrictions.

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HALT’s vision is that every tradie in Australia knows how to look after their mental health and wellbeing

General
February 12, 2024

Conversations for Life training at Geelong Council

HALT has delivered its first Conversations for Life training for 2024 to the team at The City of Greater Geelong council. Conversations for Life is a half day early suicide prevention…
General
November 27, 2023

HALT Annual General Meeting

HALT's annual general meeting coming up this Thursday the 30th of November, 2023 at 7pm online via teams. We are currently looking for new committee members to join the HALT…
General
November 16, 2023

HALT TURNS 10!

Happy 10th Birthday to us! 10 years ago today HALT had our first ever ‘Save your Bacon’ event at Tonks Bros Hardware store in Castlemaine! Since then we’ve delivered thousand…
Events
October 19, 2023

HALT talks at FedEx in Melbourne

We had an awesome time last week at FedEx, who took a brief hiatus from pumping the transport lifeblood of the country to host HALT. HALT workers Mark and Jem…
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HALT’S INTERVIEW ON ABC NEWS BREAKFAST

Watch Jeremy’s interview on ABC News Breakfast about tradies’ mental health issues and what HALT is all about.

HALT FOUNDER JEREMY FORBES’ TED TALK

Watch Jeremy’s Ted Talk on how to start a conversation about suicide.

Need Assistance? These services could help.
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If you’re thinking about harming yourself or ending your life, contact Lifeline. If it’s hard to talk, they also have a text service from 6pm till midnight (AEST), 7 days a week.

Call 13 11 14 – Available 24/7    Visit Lifeline online


MensLine Australia is a professional telephone and online support, information and referral service, helping men to deal with relationship problems in a practical and effective way.

Call 1300 78 99 78 – Available 24/7   Visit MensLine online

Beyond Blue have a new Coronavirus Mental Wellbeing Support Service with trained counsellors who can talk you through whatever you’re feeling during these challenging times.

Call 1800 512 348 – Available 24/7   Visit Beyond Blue online