Beyondblue's youth campaign, Brains can have a mind of their own, empowers teenagers to take action if they are experiencing depression or anxiety, and aims to reduce suicide, which remains the biggest killer of young Australians.
Getting angry is normal but sometimes it can be difficult to control. This video from Headspace shows young people how to recognise triggers and offers strategies for coping with anger.
Yarn Safe is a Headspace initiative which encourages young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to talk it out.
The Office of the Children’s eSafety Commissioner can help you make a complaint, find someone to talk to and provide advice and strategies for dealing with these issues.
Helpful ideas and resources for children who are being bullied and those who witness bullying behaviours.
Kids Under Cover supports vulnerable young people between the ages of 12 and 25 who are either already homeless or at risk of homelessness. The service is based in Victoria.
The Trauma and Grief Network offers a number of valuable resources to help caregivers understand and respond to the diverse needs of children and adolescents experiencing trauma, loss and/or grief.
The Women's and Children's Health Network promotes the health, well-being and development of children, young people and families across South Australia by providing support to parents, health services for infants, and up-to-date health information. The site has lots of practical information for all.
Royal Far West's services include developmental and specialist health programs and are provided for children from rural, regional and remote NSW who cannot otherwise access these services.
Kids Helpline is a free, private and confidential, telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25.
SHINE for Kids works with and for young Australians affected by family member involvement in the criminal justice system. SHINE supports children and helps to create hope, and to inspire them to reach their potential. Services include the arrangement of transport and facilitation of prison visits, peer support, mentoring and advocacy.
beyondblue’s youth program, Youthbeyondblue, aims to empower young people aged 12–25, their friends and those who care for them to respond to anxiety and depression.
The primary focus of Noffs' services is socially disadvantaged and disconnected young people and those from indigenous and culturally diverse backgrounds. Their particular expertise is in the treatment of young people with drug and alcohol problems and in particular those with comorbid mental health issues.
This website is for young people. It deals with relationships, gender, sex, bystander action, technology and communication. It discusses how to keep behaviours healthy and respectful, and how to avoid crossing the line that makes someone feel frightened, intimidated or diminished.
ReachOut.com is Australia’s leading online youth mental health service that is accessed by more than 4,500 people every day. Avalailable 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, providing practical information, tools and support to young people for everyday troubles to really tough times.
Is there a young person in your life who is being bullied at school? In Bully For Them, Twenty two prominent Australia's share their stories of being bullied or shunned at school for being different. The fact that they survived and more than thrived will give hope and reassurance that things will get better and that being yourself has its own rewards.
Based at the Children's Hospital in Melbourne, ChIPS is an adolescent peer support program for young people are living with a chronic illness or condition that affects their daily lives.
Livewire is an online community designed just for young people living with a serious illness, chronic health condition or disability, and their families. It is a safe online space where members can connect and share experiences with others who understand what they are going through.
Headspace is a National Youth Mental Health Foundation. Headspace helps young people who are going through a tough time. With more than 70 centres around Australia, Headspace can help in many areas of general and mental health, offering counselling, education and other services.