We are committed to contributing to a flourishing and happy society where people are resourced to live their full potential. We have written and created these resources in order to assist you in this process.
If your symptoms persist please feel free to contact us to discuss how we may assist. There is no need to go through the journey alone.
21 Day Mindfulness Challenge:
This 21 day challenge aims to introduce you to the basics of mindfulness, and provide you with a framework to build on your own experiences and live life more consciously and aware of the world.
Free Education resources
Kids’ Helpline: www.kidshelpline.com.au
1800 551 800
A national 24-hour telephone counselling service for children and young people in Australia.
13 11 14
A national 24-hour telephone and online counselling service for all ages, featuring an online chat service.
Mensline Australia: www.mensline.org.au
A national 24-hour telephone and online counselling service for men.
Suicide Call Back Service: www.suicidecallbackservice.org.au
1300 659 467
A national 24-hour telephone and online counselling service for those feeling suicidal and those caring from someone who is suicidal, or those affected by suicide.
MindHealthConnect features mental health resources, information and online programs provided by a range of organisations, including a guided search tool which helps users to navigate their way to appropriate support.
Mental Health Council of Australia: www.mhca.org.au
The Mental Health Council of Australia is an independent, non-government body that represents and promotes the interests of the mental health sector and advises on mental health in Australia.
SANE Australia: www.sane.org
A national charity helping people affected by mental illness and fighting stigma through campaigning, education and research.
Reach Out Pro: www.reachoutpro.com.au
ReachOut Pro provides information about mental health, as well as access and advice for professionals on a range of online interventions, tools and resources that can be used to enhance the effectiveness of psychosocial support and mental health care provided to young people.
Anxiety and depression
A national organisation which aims to reduce the prevalence of anxiety and depression in Australia and the stigma surrounding the issues.
Black Dog Institute: www.blackdoginstitute.org.au
Expert information on depression and bipolar disorder for the public and professionals, including information on getting help for mood disorders and suggestions on ways of staying well.
An online support group for people affected by depression, bipolar disorder and anxiety disorders. It aims to reduce stigma, and to provide support, hope and opportunities for sharing successful coping strategies. The group is run as a moderated bulletin board with strict protocols to protect safety and privacy.
A self-help interactive program with modules for depression, generalised anxiety and worry, social anxiety, relationship breakdown, and loss and grief. It provides self-help interventions drawn from cognitive, behavioural and interpersonal therapies as well as relaxation and physical activity.
Information, support and advice for young people 12-25, and their families, on general health; mental health and wellbeing; alcohol and other drugs; education, employment and other services. Centres around Australia provide with access to youth-friendly health professionals.
Information about anxiety disorders, free automated psychological assessment and self-help treatment programs, plus low-cost therapist-assisted programs over 12 weeks.
A popular interactive program which incorporates cognitive-behaviour therapy for depression. MoodGYM has been extensively researched and its effectiveness has been demonstrated in randomised controlled trials.
Partners In Depression: www.partnersindepression.com.au
An innovative information and support group program for people who love, live with or support someone experiencing depression.
Drugs and substance use
Australian Drug Information Network: www.adin.com.au
A central point of access to quality internet-based alcohol and drug information provided by prominent organisations in Australia and overseas.
Information, support and advice for young people 12-25, and their families, on general health; mental health and wellbeing; alcohol and other drugs; education, employment and other services. Centres around Australia provide access to youth-friendly health professionals.
Living Is For Everyone: www.livingisforeveryone.com.au
A world-class suicide and self-harm prevention resource, dedicated to providing the best available evidence and resources. The LIFE website is designed for people across the community who are involved in suicide and self-harm prevention activities.
Reach Out: www.au.reachout.com
A national online youth suicide prevention program, featuring information and resources.
National initiative to provide information and resources to help the media and entertainment industries report on suicide, mental health and mental illness.
Trauma and grief
Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health: www.acpmh.unimelb.edu.au
World-class trauma-related research, policy advice, service development and education. The centre’s services help organisations and health professionals who work with people affected by traumatic events.
Australian Child & Adolescent Trauma, Loss & Grief Network: www.earlytraumagrief.anu.edu.au
Resources and information for anyone involved in the care of children and youth and interested in the potential impact of trauma, loss and grief experiences.
Mental Health in Multicultural Australia: www.mhima.org.au
An organisation linking a range of state and territory mental health specialists and services, advocacy groups and tertiary institutions to promote the mental health and wellbeing of Australia’s diverse communities.
National Association for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect: www.napcan.org.au
A national organisation working to promote effective care and protection of children.
The Australian Government has developed a Family Safety Pack with information on Australia’s laws regarding domestic and family violence, sexual assault and forced marriage, and a woman’s right to be safe. The pack includes four factsheets and a storyboard, translated into 46 languages. The https://www.dss.gov.au/family-safety-pack Family Safety Pack is available on the Department of Social Services website.
Complementing the Family Safety Pack are the https://www.dss.gov.au/settlement-and-multicultural-affairs/publications/interpreting-in-domestic-violence-situations
Interpreting in domestic violence situations and Interpreters and family safety fact sheets aimed at raising awareness of the role and responsibility of interpreters in domestic violence situations.