This site is produced by the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP). The website provides expert information about mental illness, treatments, psychiatrists, and how to get help. It’s written in plain English, based on the best available evidence. It’s especially for Australians and New Zealanders.
An Australian Government website that provides information and links to handpicked Australian digital mental health resources from publicly funded providers. The website covers mental health websites, forums, apps and programs, and phone, chat and email supports. It includes links to phone and webchat contacts that you can use to get immediate support.
National mental health charity. Runs stigma watch and campaigns for positive change for mental health. Has fact sheets and other multimedia available. Features the “SANE Helpline”. This is not a counselling service, but it does provide confidential information about symptoms, treatments and where to go for support for sufferers and carers.
People Supporting People. A local organisation with programs aimed to empower people with mental illness or brain injury in the community. (Lifestyle support) The website lists all of the services available.
Offers round the clock phone counselling to Australians aged 5-25. Also offers online counselling services (restricted hours) and email counselling. An online forum is available. Calls from land lines and pay phones are free and will not show up on your phone bill. It differs for mobile phones depending on your service. Call 1800 55 1800
This website provides a wealth of information on normal development and challenges that parents, children and families can face. It includes information on physical and mental health, feeding, sleeping and behaviour across all ages through infancy, childhood and adolescence.
Dr Goodwin is a psychologist and expert on the digital world, its impact on children and adolescence, providing parents with information and strategies to help their children find healthy and helpful ways for them to use technology.
Dr Henderson is skilled at translating research-based parenting and child development information into practical tips for parents and educators. She provides a range of resources including online courses, ‘awesome’ advice packs and articles.
The Triple P – Positive Parenting Program is one of the most effective evidence-based parenting programs in the world, backed up by more than 35 years of ongoing research. Triple P gives parents simple and practical strategies to help them build strong, healthy relationships, confidently manage their children’s behavior and prevent problems developing.
At times all parents feel lost or without a clue about what our child might need from us. Imagine what it might feel like if you were able to make sense of what your child was really asking from you. The Circle of Security® Parenting™ program is based on decades of research about how secure parent-child relationships can be supported and strengthened.
“thedesk” aims to support Australian tertiary students to achieve mental and physical health and wellbeing. Providing resources online means that more people will be able to get help to improve their wellbeing and be able to study more effectively. thedesk offers free access to online modules, tools, quizzes and advice.
Provides support and information for 12 to 25 year olds over four core areas of mental health, physical health, work and study support and alcohol and other drug services. Provides information on mental illness, how to find your local headspace centre and links to eheadspace, an online and telephone support service.
The national depression initiative. It’s a good first point of call for information and support regarding all forms of depression & anxiety. You can also get involves through BlueVoices, the consumer & carer group.
Good information on mood disorders. There is information on their specialist clinics, current research and education programs. They also hold interactive opportunities including writing competitions, the publishing of books and volunteering.
“dNet” Website focused on Depression. It aims to empower “people like us” to make informed choices & find solutions to deal with the challenges of Depression. Has Message Boards and chat services for 24 hour peer support and care. (NOT a professional counselling service.)
An online, interactive Cognitive Behaviour Therapy skills program for young people aimed at preventing and coping with depression. Part of the ANU Centre for Mental Health Research.
Supports Australian with eating disorders. Butterfly Foundation aims to change culture surrounding eating disorders, their prevention and treatment. Has a good support network.
Smiling Mind on the iTunes App Store
A free, modern mindfulness meditation program with exercises that can help you reduce stress and relax. It provides an easy to follow program that will help with the three C’s, “clarity, calmness and contentment”. The program is based on techniques that have been proven to work and was created by a group of psychologists who know their stuff when it comes to youth psychology.
Learn how to manage anxiety face-to-face with people who’ve “been there” and discovered techniques that work and compliment therapy. Features lots of videos of people sharing their experiences, quizzes, the ability to track your progress and a daily tip that can be sent to your phone. Produced in association with SANE Australia.
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