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  1. Loneliness

    If you’re struggling with some difficult emotions, and are also finding it hard to talk to people about this, then feelings of loneliness and isolation can add to the painful feelings. Read on for some tips on how to manage loneliness and open up to people easier.

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/ask-counselling/2019/08/08/loneliness

  2. How to help my friend with depression?

    There are many possible signs that someone may be suffering from depression, but what do you do if you notice them? Read on for some tips on where to start and where to find more information.

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/ask-counselling/2019/07/11/how-to-help-my-friend-with-depression

  3. Speech issues in social settings

    Despite feeling like a friendly and reasonably sociable person, when I go to talk to someone new or even someone I know decently well 9/10 times …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/ask-counselling/2019/06/18/speech-issues-in-social-settings

  4. Is it ADHD?

    Being easily distracted and struggling to concentrate and retain information are common issues for students, but how do you know if these issues are a sign of ADHD? Read on for more information about the signs and symptoms and what to do if you are unsure.

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/ask-counselling/2019/05/24/is-it-adhd

  5. How Do I Feel Happy Being Gay?

    I’ve been out for 10 years now and have helped numerous people over that period find their niche, but I still don’t feel like I have …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/ask-counselling/2019/03/21/how-do-i-feel-happy-being-gay

  6. Shy and anxious being around new people at uni

    Shyness and social anxiety can get in the way of attending classes and forming connections with others, but there are ways to manage and overcome this and lots of support available to help!

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/ask-counselling/2019/02/07/shy-and-anxious-being-around-new-people-at-uni

  7. Unsure about going back home

    Adjusting to life in a new country can be challenging and requires people to change and adapt. But this can then make it difficult to readjust back to life at home. Read on for some tips on how to deal with “reverse culture shock”

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/ask-counselling/2019/01/22/unsure-about-going-back-home

  8. Loss of motivation

    It’s hard to maintain motivation to study over the course of a degree, no matter how much we may want to finish. Read on for some tips on dealing with loss of motivation.

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/ask-counselling/2018/09/25/loss-of-motivation

  9. Not depression?

    Most people who are experiencing mental health problems will have ups and downs, and will often have stretches of time when they feel normal. As a result many people delay reaching out for help when they are feeling ok, which ends up prolonging this cycle.

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/ask-counselling/2018/09/19/not-depression

  10. How do I get closer friends?

    Having close friendships is an important part of our wellbeing, but there can be challenges to developing these relationships. Read on for some advice on how to create deeper friendships.

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/ask-counselling/2018/09/05/how-do-i-get-closer-friends

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