I’m struggling emotionally. What should I do?

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Experiencing a heart attack is stressful and you might still have lots of unanswered questions. You may be unsure about the treatments you had and be worried about having another heart attack.

These feelings can make it hard to reconnect with people, whether it’s with family, friends or co-workers.

It’s important to seek help if you feel scared and anxious, depressed or angry.

Learn more about the treatments you had after your heart attack.

Discover how to manage your emotions.

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Need help?

If you need help, call Beyondblue on 1300 22 46 36. Beyondblue is an independent, not-for- profit organisation working to increase awareness and understanding of depression and anxiety in Australia and to reduce the associated stigma.

Heart Foundation Helpline

We are here to answer your questions. Call 13 11 12 and talk to one of our qualified heart health professionals. If you need an interpreter, call 131 450 and ask for the Heart Foundation.