RESOURCES

FOR WHEN YOU OR YOUR MATES NEED AN EXTRA HAND

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EMERGENCY SUPPORT
If you or someone you know are in an emergency, or at immediate risk of harm to yourself or others, please contact emergency services on 000. 


LIFELINE

A 24/7 free telephone counselling service for all ages
Website | 13 11 14

SUICIDE CALLBACK SERVICE

National service providing 24/7 phone, video and online professional counselling to people who are affected by suicide
Website | 1300 659 467

KIDS HELPLINE

Australia’s national 24/7 telephone and online counselling and support service for young people aged 5-25
Website | 1800 55 1800

MENSLINE

A professional telephone and online support and information service for Australian men
Website | 1300 78 9978

VETERANS ANS VETERANS FAMILIES COUNSELLING SERVICE

Provides 24/7 free and confidential, nation-wide counselling and support for war and service-related mental health conditions, as well as relationship and family counselling to address issues that can arise due to the unique nature of military service
Website | 1800 011 046

HEADSPACE BROOKVALE

National Youth Mental Health Foundation - Information, resources and services for mental health for young people 12-25
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BEYOND BLUE

Provides information and support so that everyone in Australia can achieve their best possible mental health
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REACH OUT

Online mental health organisation for young people and their parents, with practical support, tools and tips
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BLACK DOG INSTITUTE

Provides clinical information, support and free online mental health programs for all Australians
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SUPPORT AFTER SUICIDE

Provides direct support to people bereaved by suicide and provides training and resources to the public online, as well as education, health and welfare professionals
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ORYGEN

National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health - Deliver research, policy development, clinical services, and evidence-based training and education
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MOODGYM

Cognitive behaviour website teaches people to use ways of thinking that will help prevent and reduce depression.

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THIS WAY UP

This Way Up is run by the Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety and Depression in Sydney. It offers free information on depression and anxiety disorders, and brief online courses designed to help a person learn to overcome these disorders.

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MINDSPOT

Mindspot is a free telephone and online service for Australians with depression and anxiety problems. It provides mental health screening assessments, therapist-guided treatment courses and referrals to help people recover and stay well.

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AND if you're after a bit of light reading, here is the free (and public) link to the leading global child and adolescent psych textbook. It goes into extreme depth on most mental disorders, and gives information about treatment and symptoms, and how to identify and address problems as well.

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