Resources to support mental health

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Online resources to Support Mental Health

Whether you are trying to improve your own mental health or helping someone you care about, these online mental health resources make a great starting point.

 

Beyond Blue
Beyond Blue provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health. Information, referrals and counselling on anxiety, depression and suicide.

 

Black Dog Institute
Mental health resources and support tools that you can trust knowing that everything is produced is research-informed and recommended by professionals.

 

Community Information Directory
The Community Information Directory is comprehensive list of organisations, community groups and local services in the Hills Shire area.

 

Headspace
National Youth Mental Health Foundation committed to embracing diversity eliminating all forms of discrimination in the provision of health services. Headspace welcomes all people irrespective of ethnicity, lifestyle choice, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity. Currently offering webchat, email support and group chat on mental health for young people.

 

Head to Health
Head to Health can help you find digital mental health services from some of Australia’s most trusted mental health organisations. Provided by the Australian Department of Health, Head to Health brings together apps, online programs, online forums, and phone services, as well as a range of digital information resources.

 

Kids Helpline
Australia’s only free, private and confidential phone counselling service specifically for young people between 5 and 25 years of age.

Phone: 1800 55 1800  24/7 web chat counselling also available.

 

Lifeline
Provides 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services.

Phone: 13 11 14

 

Mindspot
Australia's first free national online mental health clinic. Mindspot provides screening assessments and internet-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy.

 

Reach Out
Online resources for young people, parents and teachers. Trusted self-help information, peer-support program and referral tools.

 

Way Ahead Mental Health Association
Links to services and resources that improve their mental health and wellbeing. The team at Way Ahead coordinate mental health promotion activities including Mental Health Month.

 

 

COVID- 19

Feelings of anxiety are common when faced with the uncertainty of COVID-19. Check out these online services that can help support you through these difficult times.

Australian Government- Head to Health COVID-19 Support

NSW Government - COVID-19 Your Mental Wellbeing

The Black Dog Institute COVID-19: Resources for  Anxiety & Stress

Beyond Blue- Supporting You Through the Coronavirus Pandemic

Health Direct – COVID-19 and Mental Health

Life In Mind- Mental Health Support for COVID-19

Reach Out- Support During Coronavirus for Young People

 

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