USEFUL LINKS

MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS NUMBERS

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Mental Health Service Helpline (Tasmania only)

PH: 1800 332 388. 

24/7 statewide service for mental health crisis.

Lifeline

PH: 13 11 14. 

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.

SCHOOL & LEARNING DIFFICULTIES

AUSPELD

 

Information and support for people with learning difficulties and disabilities.

Study & Exam Stress

 

Tips on managing study and exam stress.

CHILD AND 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.

Australian Childhood Foundation

 

Resources for professionals and carers/parents

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.

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.