Students - Student Wellbeing

Please find the links below from the Mental Health Foundation of Australia (Victoria)

www.mentalhealthvic.org.au This information can assist adults, carers, teachers, youth, children etc.   
 
Headspace
www.headspace.org.au
Headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation. They help young people who are going through a tough time.
 
Carers Australia
www.carersaustralia.com.au
The latest information, research, policies and services for people caring for someone with an illness or disability, including mental illness.
 
Suicide Helpline
www.lifeline.org.au/
Information on why a person becomes suicidal, how to help someone who is suicidal, what to do in an emergency and how to cope with a death by suicide.
 
SANE Australia
www.sane.org
Mental health-related information, links and online help for people affected by mental illness, their families and friends.
 
Black Dog Institute
www.blackdoginstitute.org.au
Information on depression (including during and after pregnancy) and Bipolar Disorder - specifically causes, treatments, symptoms, getting help and current research findings.
 
Ybblue
www.beyondblue.org.au/resources/for-me/young-people
The youth website of beyondblue: the national depression initiative. Focusing on depression, anxiety and substance use-related disorders, this site is aimed specifically at young people and provides information, tips, personal stories and links.

Child and Youth HealthHeadspace
www.cyh.com
Information and advice on how to look after the mental health of children and young people. This site is for children, young people, their families and friends and includes information on bullying, stress, problem solving and friendship.

Somazone
www.somazone.com.au
Young people-focused information about drugs, sex, mental health, body image and relationships.

Reach Out!
www.reachout.com.au
Young people-focused information and advice on how to prevent and manage tough times - including an interactive program.

itsallright.org
www.itsallright.org
Story-based information, advice and referrals for young people with a friend or family member who has a mental illness.

Kids Help Line
www.kidshelp.com.au
Email and web counselling for children and young people aged between five and 18 years.

Climate Schools
www.climateschools.tv
Provides health education courses which aim to help students to gain knowledge about their health and wellbeing
 
 
Beyondblue
Aims to reduce the impact of anxietydepression and suicide in the community by raising awareness and understanding, empowering people to seek help, and supporting recovery, management and resilience.
 
Disability Services Australia
www.dsa.org.au
Information on the rights of people with disabilities.
 
MoodGYM
www.moodgym.anu.edu.au
An interactive web-based program that helps people identify problem emotions and develop skills for preventing and managing depression.
 
 
 

Raising Children Network

www.raisingchildren.net.au

 
The Australian parenting website: comprehensive, practical, expert child health and parenting information and activities covering children aged 0-15 years. This includes age appropriate information for newborns, toddlers, school age, teens, special needs & adults which may be useful. Topics such as common health issues, behaviour, development, nutrition, exercise, sleep & play are just some of the areas covered within this informative website.