Mental health first aid guidelines
Use mental health first aid guidelines to assist individuals in developing a mental illness or experiencing a mental health crisis.
LINK – MEALS DIRECTORY
Useful Links (Headspace, Reach Out, etc) need to categorise
http://www.kidshelp.com.au/teens/about-us/ a 24 hours free counselling service for young people from 5-25 years of age
http://www.memoodgetactive.det.nsw.edu.au/?mmga_home_page=me-mood-get-active a website developed collaboratively by two schools (Centennial Park and Edgeware).
http://www.mindhealthconnect.org.au/ an excellent online support program for managing emotional health
http://www.beyondblue.org.au/ for anxiety, depression, and suicide.
http://www.youthbeyondblue.com/ same as beyondblue, targeting 12-25 years of age, information and what to do steps including videos
http://youthsource.com.au/ a directory of services and resources for young people.
http://oyh.org.au/ a Melbourne-based service, however, a lot of information for example fact sheets on various mental health issues are available on this website.
http://www.blackdoginstitute.org.au/ for information, support, and research on mental health issues.
http://www.headspace.org.au/ funded by the Australian Government Department of Health for Youth Mental Health Program.
http://au.reachout.com/ A comprehensive website run by Inspire Foundation
http://www.livelifewell.nsw.gov.au/livelifewell/healthyeating/index.html an initiative of NSW Ministry of Health, NSW Department of Education and Communities and the Heart Foundation
http://www.cyh.com/SubDefault.aspx?p=159 Women and Children’s Health Network, Teen Health 12-17 Years, funded by South Australian Government
http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/programs-initiatives-menu Department of Health, Australian Government, information for being active, health-related programs and initiatives.
http://www.nedc.com.au/ for eating disorders
https://ecouch.anu.edu.au/welcome a self-help program for dealing with depression and anxiety
https://www.livewire.org.au/ an online space to support and connect teens living with illness and disability
http://www.safeparty.com.au/ for some safety tips before organising a party
http://www.youth.gov.au/sites/Youth/bodyImage/informationsheets by the Commonwealth of Australia
http://www.drugfreeworld.org/real-life-stories.html by the drug-free foundation