Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Support and Resources

Dealing with prostate cancer and COVID-19 may be especially difficult for you and your family. And if you're feeling stressed or worried during these times, you're not alone.

To support you, we’ve gathered trusted resources that you may find useful. We’ve included guidance for cancer support, as well as looking after your mental, physical and emotional wellbeing.

Please continue to follow any specific advice recommended by your healthcare team during this time.

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Prostate Cancer
and COVID-19

For support on prostate cancer and COVID-19, contact the Prostate Cancer Foundation:

Call1800 22 00 99

For cancer-related information and support, contact The Cancer Council helpline

Call13 11 20

(local call cost, 9am - 5pm AEST, Monday to Friday)

Treatment decisions and delays; PSA tests

Find out more from PCFA

Early stage and advanced prostate cancer; hormone therapy

and Relationships

Self-isolation, physical distancing and other concerns during this time can place relationships under pressure. Finding ways to have better conversations and stay connected can help.

For advice from Relationships Australia

Call — ​1300 364 277

Visit their website for more information

Access the Family Relationship Advice Line

Wellbeing Support

For help in all emergencies, including self-harm, harm to others or concern about someone's life being in immediate danger, call emergency services on 000.
If you are struggling to cope or thinking about suicide, contact Lifeline for crisis support

Call13 11 14

(24 hours a day, 7 days a week)

Text0477 13 11 14

(6pm – Midnight AEST, 7 days a week)

Coronavirus Mental Wellbeing Support line — Beyond Blue

Call — ​ 1800 512 348

(24 hours a day, 7 days a week)

The SANE helpline offers mental health information and referral services

Call1800 187 263

(10am - 10pm AEST, Monday to Friday)

Ask, Listen, Encourage action & Check in (ALEC)

Reach out to family or friends who might be doing it tough using these 4 steps

Maintaining a
Healthy Lifestyle

Exercising and maintaining a healthy diet might be particularly challenging right now. Here are tips on eating well and staying active, as best you can.

Advice on eating for health and wellbeing
Exercising when you're over 50: best practices and routines
Healthy eating pyramid
Nutrition and older adults
Explore articles on diet and exercise

General COVID-19

Coronavirus Health Information Line

Call1800 020 080

(24 hours a day, 7 days a week)

Coronavirus advice for older Australians
Current status on COVID-19 in Australia
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