Looking after your mental health when caring for others

When an airplane hits turbulence, we’re told to put on our own oxygen masks before helping those around us. Yet when it comes to mental health, caregivers are often the last to look after their wellbeing.

As many Australians begin to emerge into semi-normality following months of prolonged lockdowns, Dr Laura Kampel, Clinical Psychologist and Head of Clinical Services at the Black Dog Institute, shares some tips for managing self-care when you’re giving care.

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