USEFUL LINKS //
MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS NUMBERS
Mental Health Service Helpline (Tasmania only) - PH: 1800 332 388. A 24/7 statewide service for mental health crisis.
Lifeline - PH: 13 11 14. A 24/7 nationwide crisis support & suicide prevention service.
Mensline - PH: 1300 78 99 78. Telephone and online support helping men with relationship and family concerns.
Kids Helpline - PH: 1800 55 1800. A free, private & confidential, telephone & online counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 - 25.
ADULT MENTAL HEALTH
Anxiety - Understanding and managing anxiety.
Beyond Blue - Australian organisation providing information about depression and anxiety.
Dealing with Crisis - How to help someone experiencing a mental health crisis.
Depression - Understanding and managing depression.
Depression (late-life) - Understanding late-life depression.
Eating Disorders - Information about understanding and managing eating disorders.
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) - Information and management.
Positive Ageing - Tip sheet with advice on ageing positively.
Stress - Understanding and managing stress.
Suicide Prevention - Information and support.
Trauma - Understanding and managing psychological trauma.
Workplace Stress - Information and resources to help manage stress in the workplace.
PROFESSIONAL BOARDS & ASSOCIATIONS
Psychology Board of Australia - Governing registration body of Australian psychologists.
Australian Psychological Society (APS) - Largest professional
association for psychologists in Australia.
Australian Association of Social Workers - Professional body for social workers in Australia.
CHILD & ADOLESCENT MENTAL HEALTH
Autism Spectrum Disorder - Information about Autism Spectrum Disorder and its management.
Body Image - Information for parents on talking with young people on body image.
Bullying - Information for parents, students and teachers about bullying, what to look out for and tips on what to do to help.
Reach Out - Information and support for adolescents and young adults, and their parents on a range of mental health, social and emotional difficulties.
Sleep - Information for young people on the importance of sleep and tips for improvement.
Tragic Event Recovery - Guidelines for parents, caregivers and teachers.
SCHOOL & LEARNING DIFFICULTIES
AUSPELD - Information and support for people with learning difficulties and disabilities.
Study & Exam Stress - Tips on managing study and exam stress.
PARENTING & FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS
Child and Youth Health - Information for parents, young people and children on a large range of emotional, behavioural, relationship and family topics.
Family Relationships Online - Australian Government website providing access to information about family relationship issues.
Relationship Problems - Understanding and managing relationship problems.