Diabetes and Mental Wellbeing

National Diabetes Week 2020

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Get Connected

Managing Diabetes Distress Tip #5 – Get Connected

Whether it’s a close friend or a family member, talking to someone about how you’re feeling is a great form of therapy. Joining a peer support group and talking to others who face similar challenges can also be reassuring and a timely reminder that you are not alone.

You can find a diabetes support group near you on @diabeteswa’s website: https://bit.ly/38CjQKM




Urgent support information

If you, or someone you know, are in a life-threatening emergency, please contact 000 or go to your nearest hospital immediately.

If you are experiencing a non-life-threatening emergency, please visit your GP as soon as possible.

You could also consider contacting:

  • Lifeline WA on 13 11 14
  • Healthdirect on 1800 022 002.

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