Mental Health

  • Australian Child and Adolescent Trauma, Loss and Grief Network - a network linking people across Australia concerned with the trauma, loss and grief experiences of children and adolescents.

  • Australian Mental Health Outcomes and Classification Network (AMHOCN) - provides national leadership in the development of outcomes and casemix concepts in mental health.

  • beyondblue - the national depression initiative) - provides national leadership to increase community awareness, prevention and early intervention of depression and related illnesses.

  • Black Dog Institute - a not-for-profit, educational, research, clinical and community-oriented facility offering specialist expertise in depression and bipolar disorder.

  • Children of Parents with a Mental Illness - promotes better mental health outcomes for children whose parents have a mental illness.

  • Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety and Depression (CRUfAD) - information and research on anxiety and depression for consumers and doctors.

  • headspace (National Youth Mental Health Foundation) - provides health advice, support and information to young Australians aged 12-25.

  • Head to Health helps you find Australian mental health resources.

  • healthdirect - provides a range of free health services on behalf of the governments of Australia.

  • Kids Help Line - provides a free 24 hour national telephone and online counselling service for young people aged between 5 and 25 in Australia.

  • KidsMatter - supports mental health promotion, prevention and early intervention for children through universal, evidence-based primary school and early childhood programs.

  • Lifeline Australia - the peak body for Lifeline Centres which provide telephone counselling, and information, referral and associated services in local areas.

  • Living is for Everyone (LIFE) - suicide and self-harm prevention in Australia.

  • Mental Health in Multicultural Australia (MHiMA) - builds awareness of mental health and suicide prevention amongst Australians from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

  • Mental Health Professionals Network - supports collaboration in Australia's primary mental health sector by fostering local interdisciplinary networks of mental health professionals.

  • Mental health services in Australia - a website of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare providing information about the national response to the mental health care needs of Australians.

  • Mindframe National Media Initiative - information about suicide and mental illness and the portrayal of these issues in the news media and on stage and screen in Australia.

  • mindhealthconnect - national e-mental health online portal. Being archived November 2017.

  • MindMatters - the national mental health promotion, prevention and early intervention initiative for Australian secondary schools.

  • MindSpot clinic - telephone 1800 61 44 34 - a national clinic that provides free online and telephone assessment and treatment for Australian adults with stress, worry, anxiety, low mood or depression.

  • National Eating Disorders Collaboration (NEDC) - a voluntary collaboration that brings together eating disorders stakeholders and experts in mental health, public health, health promotion, education, research and the media to help develop a nationally consistent approach to eating disorders in Australia.

  • National Mental Health Consumer and Carer Forum - the national voice for consumers and carers participating in the development of mental health policy and sector development in Australia.

  • - a youth mental health service providing practical tools, forums and information in a safe and anonymous online environment.

  • SANE forums - provide peer support for people living with a mental illness or related mental health issues, and for family, friends and other carers.

  • School, love sex relationships - resources for use in educational institutions about healthy relationships.

  • StigmaWatch - promotes accurate, respectful and sensitive reporting of mental illness and suicide in the media.

Eating Disorders


Educational Videos

Suggested Reference and Therapy Books

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If there is a crisis you or others can contact: Emergency Services 000, Mental Health Access Line 1800 011 511, Lifeline 13 11 14, Beyond Blue 1300 224 636, Suicide Callback Service 1300 659 467, Men's Referral Service 1300 766 491, MensLine 1300 789 978, 1800RESPECT 1800 737 732, Kids Helpline (5-25yrs) 1800 551 800 and eheadspace (12-25yrs) 1800 650 890.


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