There are many trusted organisations that are specifically available to support children and young people’s mental health. Whatever is going on in your life, you can talk to someone who cares and will help you to feel better. Click on the links below to find out more about each organisation and how to get in touch. Don't forget you can always ask for support at school via your guidance officers, teachers or house leader.
Kids helpline provides information and advice for children and young people. This site is linked to the telephone counselling service.
Say NO to bullying! site provides information for students on bullies and their victims, and a range of useful links.
BULLYING NO WAY! site provides a range of useful information to assist students create a learning environment where every student and school community member is safe, supported, respected, valued and free from bullying, violence, harassment and discrimination.
Headspace site is a confidential and free online service where young people aged 12 to 25 can talk to a qualified youth mental health professional. eheadspace can help with a broad range of issues like bullying, drug and alcohol issues, depression and anxiety, relationships, concerns about friends, fitting in and isolation.
Beyond Blue site was designed in consultation with young people to help take the fear out of having a conversation with a friend who might be struggling. This is often not an easy conversation to have.
I know I need some help, but how do I ask for it? - HERE
Student and Wellbeing Factsheet - HERE
Well-being Activity Workbook - HERE
Find out more about mental health - HERE
What is depression? - HERE
What is a General Practitioner or GP? - HERE
How do I deal with anger and its effects on mental health? - HERE
Coping with emotions - View HERE
BiteBack- Mental Fitness Challenge - View HERE
Mindfulness Quiz - View HERE
Gratitude Quiz - View HERE
Moodtrack Diary - View HERE
MindStrength- Online course for students HERE
Mindfulness in Everyday life - View HERE
Quick Relaxation Techniques - View HERE