HELP LINES

From time to time we all need a little help.  There are many help organisation available who are there to support us. 
If you are in need or would just like someone to listen, reach out and seek help from someone who understands, has specialist training and knows how to help you pick up the pieces.  

Beyond Blue

www.beyondblue.org.au/get-support/find-a-professional 

Professional helping for adults and adolescents with depression, anxiety and stress.

Youth Beyond Blue

1300 22 4636
www.youthbeyondblue.com

Helping young people with anxiety and depression.

Kids Help Line

1800 55 1800
www.kidshelp.com.au

For children, teens and young adults.
Ring anytime for any reason. Call, online chat or email.

Lifeline

13 11 14
www.lifeline.org.au

For all ages.
Ring anytime for any reason. Call or online chat.

Emergency

000

For emergency assistance to contact the ambulance, fire brigade or police services.

Meditation & Relaxation

www.smilingmind.com.au

For free guided meditation and relaxation app offering a range of relaxation sessions from a quick 5 minutes up to 45 minute sessions.

Links

Siblings Australia

siblingsaustralia.org.au

Sibling support: Young Sib Pre-teen Sib & Teen Sib

Raising Children Network

 

raisingchildren.net.au/articles/disabilities_helping_siblings.html

Comfort Kids

www.rch.org.au/comfortkids/

Online information for caregivers, kids and healthcare professionals as to how to best support children undergoing medical treatment. Includes fact sheets, activities and games.

Livewire

www.livewire.org.au

From the Starlight Foundation, Livewire is online social forum to connect young people with serious or chronic health conditions and disabilities. Content is monitored by Livewire staff.

Other links:

Charter on the Rights of Children and Young People in Healthcare in Australia

Children’s Rights Poster

Young People’s Poster 

Association for the Wellbeing of Children in Healthcare