Great website for young people. Topics include mental health difficulties, exam tips, fighting with your parents and bullying. Also includes an online community forum you can participate in.
The national depression initiative. It’s a good first point of call for information and support regarding all forms of depression & anxiety. You can also get involves through BlueVoices, the consumer & carer group.
Black Dog Institute
Good information on Depression & Bipolar disorder. They hold interactive opportunities including writing competitions and the publishing of books.
National mental health charity. Runs stigma watch and campaigns for positive change for mental health. Has fact sheets and other multimedia available.
Website focused on Depression. It aims to empower people to make informed choices & find solutions to deal with the challenges of Depression.
Lifeline provides round the clock phone support to the public. It also provides a range of other services. If you should find yourself in crisis please call 13 11 14
Kids Help Line
Offers round the clock phone counselling to Australians aged 5-25. Also offers online counselling services (restricted hours) and email counselling. An online forum is available. Calls from land lines and pay phones are free and will not show up on your phone bill. It differs for mobile phones depending on your service. Call 1800 55 1800
It’s All Right
This is a youth arm of SANE. It has basic facts designed for young people and there are a series of stories following characters affected in various ways by mental illness.
Early Psychosis Prevention and Intervention Centre. This website provides more detailed about psychosis and intervention.
Kids in Mind
This is the website for the Mater CYMHS service. Has good information about what to expect from CYMHS service.
National youth mental health foundation. It provides user friendly, multimedia, basic information on mental health, stories, what you can expect from treatment and how to seek help. It offers opportunities for you to get involved.
Supports Australian with eating disorders. Butterfly Foundation aims to change culture surrounding eating disorders, their prevention and treatment. Has a good support network.
The organisation behind Reach Out. Inspire looks to equip people with the power to lead happier lives. It has some good resources and is very practically orientated.
Bullying No Way!
National anti-bullying campaign promoted in schools. Provides information about dealing with bullying in all its forms. The page is designed for children & adolescents.
People Supporting People. A local organisation with programs aimed to empower people with mental illness or brain injury in the community. (Lifestyle support) The website lists all of the services available.
Mental Health Association (Queensland). A practical website with support groups, service directories etc.
Supports young people in Queensland who have a mental illness, especially psychoses. Provides (the usual) information about psychoses and depression and where to get help in QLD. This is a charitable organisation funded by the Queensland Schizophrenia Research Foundation