about OPEN UP
Open Up sessions are an opportunity to sit, listen and talk openly with others.
We talk about all kinds of stuff at Open Up, including: expectations, family, social media, identity, alienation, work pressures, school, anxiety, masculinity, body-image, depression, friends, control, lessons learned, challenges we’re dealing with, relationships, life lessons... the list goes on.
We often deal with this stuff in isolation, and while we know it’s easier said than done, talking to someone can lift such a weight off your shoulders. We're normalising stuff that was once hard to talk about, by talking about it!
It is important to remember that Open Up is a community support group, and not a professional mental health care service. If you need extra support, or have further questions about your own mental health, please do not hesitate to reach out to a trained professional at anytime (24/7) at Lifeline on 13 11 14. In cases of emergency, always call 000.