GENERATION NEXT - information for parents and teachers regarding issues facing Australian teens.
PREVENTING CHILD ABUSE - be part of the solution
ACT for KiDS - treatment and prevention of child abuse
WOMEN'S MENTAL HEALTH - a US based website full of useful info
WORRIED ABOUT A FRIEND WITH DEPRESSION?
Fact sheet and information if you are worried about someone who is feeling depressed
KNOW SOMEONE WHO IS SUICIDAL?
Info about helping you to look for, decide what to do and learn what help is available if you know someone who is feeling suicidal.
SMILING MINDS A modern meditation tool for young people
LIVING WELL Comprehensive site to encourage men in their journey of mental wellness
Comprehensive online information for young people, their carers and friends, about mental health and substance abuse and how to get help. Created by the National Youth Mental Health Foundation.
Youth information and online community regarding mental health.
KIDS HELP LINE
Kids Help Line is a 24-hour telephone and online counselling for 5 to 25 year olds in Australia. Phone: 1800 55 1800
Lifeline provides 24-hour confidential telephone counselling to anyone within Australia. You can talk to them about any problem, big or small!
Phone: 13 11 14
ALCOHOL AND DRUG ONLINE COUNSELLING
Free alcohol and drug counselling online 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week. Provides support for alcohol and other drug users, and others affected by alcohol and drug use in the community, including family members, relatives and friends.
DO I HAVE ANTE OR POST NATAL DEPRESSION?
Helpful information and an online self test for mothers and fathers who are worried that something is wrong with Mum’s mood.
A personal story
POST AND ANTENATAL DEPRESSION ASSOCIATION (PANDA) Well organised support website with info, factsheets and helpline.
MOOD GYM Online CBT programme.
HELP FOR ANXIETY
ABC site with useful overview of anxiety and its treatment.
DO I HAVE BIPOLAR?
A self test from the blackdog institute. Please consult your GP if you are concerned.
Helpful advice including practical information on support in your local area and parenting a disabled child.
TRIPLE P PARENTING
Well researched information on parenting.
QUITTING SMOKING – IS IT POSSIBLE?
A useful drug company’s website for people thinking about quitting – includes online checklist of your smoking profile and practical quitting ideas.
FAMILY DRUG SUPPORT HELPLINE: 1300 368 186
NATIONAL CANNABIS INFO AND HELPLINE:
1800 30 40 50 Confidential counselling, information and referral service for cannabis users, friends and family.
ALCOHOL AND DRUG HELPLINE:
(07) 3837 5989 (Brisbane) 1800 177 833 (Free call within Queensland outside Metro area)
ARE YOU A TIRED CARER? Information on caring for yourself.