Beyond Blue

Mental health information, resources and support.

DirectLine

Confidential alcohol and drug counselling and referral service.

Disordered eating – by the Centre for Clinical Excellence in WA

High quality free information, workbooks and work sheets

Feed Your Instinct

Information and tools to support parents of children and young people experiencing eating or body image problems.

Finding balance in bipolar mood disorder – Ellen Forney – TEDx talk

This is a wonderful humorous tour de force of bipolar mood disorder. Ellen Forney is an artist and has BMD. Her book and TED talk explain what it is like to have BMD and what you can do to achieve stable mental health

Francine Shapiro, Getting Past Your Past: Take Control of Your Life with Self-Help Techniques from EMDR Therapy (Rodale, New York, 2012).

This book is referenced in the Blue Knot Foundation’s Practice Guidelines for Clinical Treatment of Complex Trauma. It can be downloaded as an ebook or purchased as hard copy from Booktopia

Head to health – online mental health resources portal

A online mental health resources portal funded by the federal government. Very good

Hello Sunday Morning

Support to understand and change your relationship with alcohol.

Kids helpline

This easy to navigate website is a top notch mental health and well-being resource for kids, teens, young adults and their parents

Looking After Yourself

Self-help mental health resources from WA Centre for Clinical Interventions.

Mental health online – Swinburne University

Free online mental health services for a wide variety of mental health problems

Mindspot

MindSpot is based at Macquarie University, Sydney. It is an excellent evidence based free online mood management program for depression, anxiety, PTSD or chronic pain. It has youth, adult, seniors and ATSI specific programs and offers assessment, management and information. Well worth a look

NIMH Mental Health Information

National Institute of Mental Health (USA) information about mental health disorders and related issues.

PANDA – Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Australia

PANDA supports women, men and families across Australia affected by anxiety and depression during pregnancy and in the first year of parenthood

Smiling Mind Website

Mindfulness information and training.

The Blue Knot Foundation – National Centre of Excellence for Complex Trauma

Complex trauma most often occurs during childhood and is usually a result of abuse or neglect. The Blue Knot Foundation is Australia’s National Centre of Excellence for Complex Trauma. Search the ‘Survivors’ and ‘Resources’ sections

The Food and Mood Centre

The Food and Mood Centre at Deakin University are leaders in researching how food effects our brain, mood and mental health

Turning Point

Information, treatment and support for people affected by addiction.

YSAS Resources for Young People

Drug and alcohol information from Youth Support and Advocacy Service.