RESOURCES

Helplines

 

Lifeline – One-on-one crisis support chat line (24 Hours) call 13 11 14.

 

Kids Helpline – Free 24 hour counselling service for people aged 5-25 years. Call 1800 551 800.

 

Beyond Blue Support Service – Call 1300 22 4636. Online chat option is also available.

 

Bullying

 

Beyond Bullying – Information and assistance with managing workplace bullying.

 

Bullying No Way! – Information for parents, teachers, students and children about bullying.

 

Bully Blocking – Information and resources to understand and manage school and workplace bullying.

 

Depression and Anxiety

 

Australian Psychological Society – Information to help you understand a range of psychological issues including depression and anxiety.

 

Beyond Blue –  Information on the symptoms, causes and treatments of depression and anxiety.

 

Black Dog Institute – Information on symptoms, treatment and prevention of depression and bipolar disorder.

 

Mental Health for Men

 

Man Therapy – Information and support for men dealing with depression and anxiety, developed by Beyond Blue.

 

Mensline – Online and telephone counselling for men to help them deal with relationship problems. Call them on 1300 78 99 78.

 

Perinatal Mental Health

 

Beat Baby Blues – Support for women and men dealing with antenatal and postnatal depression.

 

Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Australia (PANDA) – Telephone support and information service for women, men and their families during pregnancy and early parenting.

Mind The Bump - A free Mindfulness Meditation App to help support mental health and wellbeing in preparation for having a baby and adjusting to becoming a parent. 

 

Parenting

 

Raising Children Network – An Australian website with loads of information on child health and parenting children aged 0-15 years.

 

Parent Works – A free online parenting program for Australian parents and caregivers of children aged 2-16.

Raising Bilingual Children - An article by our Educational & Developmental Psychologist, Poh Gan, with practical tips and suggestions (originally published in the Chung Wah Association Magazine).

Alcohol & Other Drug Use

 

Counselling for addiction - An article by our addictions counsellor and Clinical Social Worker, Heather Lilley, to help you decide if your substance use may require treatment.

Youth Mental Health

 

Headspace – National Youth Mental Health Foundation. Headspace provides information and support for young Australians aged 12-25 who need help with mental health and counselling, as well as a range of general health issues.

 

Reachout – Online mental health service, providing information and support for young Australians.

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