E – mental health resources summary for young people
The BRAVE Program
The BRAVE Program is an interactive, online program for the prevention and treatment of childhood and adolescent anxiety. The programs are free, and provide ways for children and teenagers to better cope with their worries. There are also programs for parents.
The TeenSTRONG Course
Help your teenager learn practical strategies for managing worry and low mood with this self-paced online course for teens and their parents by ‘This Way Up’
moodgym is like an interactive self-help book which helps you to learn and practise skills which can help to prevent and manage symptoms of depression and anxiety
ReachOut is the most accessed online mental health service for young people and their parents in Australia.
Along with mental health focused self-help information, peer-support programs and referral tools there are sections covering broader topics like sexuality, stress, sleep and friendship issues. They offer information for parents making it easier for them to help their teenagers. Everything they create is based on the latest evidence and is designed with experts, and young people or their parents.
eheadspace provides free online and telephone support and counselling to young people 12 – 25 and their families and friends
Headspace is Australia’s premier youth mental health service. This website has piles of tools and resources for young people and their families
Love is respect
This gem of a website is essential for young people (and old) learning about healthy intimate relationships
This is a brilliant website for youth mental health with personality quizzes, educational material about emotions, an excellent 6 week mental health challenge and more
COPMI – children of parents with mental illness
This website is actually an excellent resource for parents as well
Mental health information, resources and support.