PARTNERS IN PARENTING

Useful Resources for Parents & Carers

If you or your child want more information about depression and anxiety, or would like to speak to someone over the phone, please check out the following organisations and helplines. You’ll also find some other resources referred to in the PiP modules.

To contact the PiP team, please email [email protected] or phone 0492 476 075.

Mental health resources for parents/carers

Beyond Blue

Phone: 1300 224 636.

Email or chat online at www.beyondblue.org.au/getsupport

Learn more about depression and anxiety, or talk it through with support services at Beyond Blue.

Head to Health

Head to Health provides access to trusted mental health and wellbeing information, online programs and digital resources.

eheadspace

Phone: 1800 650 890.

eheadspace is a confidential, free and secure space where young people aged 12 to 25 or their family can chat, email or speak on the phone with a qualified youth mental health professional.

Lifeline

Phone: 13 11 14.

Lifeline provides access to crisis support, suicide prevention and mental health support services.

Find a Psychologist

If you would like to find a registered psychologist in your area, the Australian Psychological Society Find a Psychologist service can assist with this. You can also speak to your GP about getting a referral to a psychologist.

Mental health resources for young people

Youth Beyond Blue

Phone: 1300 22 4636.

Youth Beyond Blue’s website for young people aged 12 to 15. If you need to talk to someone, find more information or find out where you can go to see someone contact the beyondblue support service.

Headspace

Headspace helps young people aged 12 to 25 who are going through a tough time, providing support for problems like depression, anxiety, bullying and body image.

eheadspace

Phone: 1800 650 890.

eheadpsace is a confidential, free and secure space where young people aged 12 to 25 or their family can chat, email or speak on the phone with a qualified youth mental health professional.

Kids Helpline

Phone: 1800 55 1800.

A free, private and confidential, telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25.

Resources to support LGBTQIA+ young people
qheadspace

A peer led online chat for LGBTQIA+ young people in Australia.

QLife

Australia-wide, anonymous, peer support and referral for people wanting to talk about issues relating to sexuality, identity, gender, bodies, feelings, or relationships. Phone and web-chat available.

Resources for financial, accommodation, and legal advice

The services listed below can provide referral information for families struggling with accommodation, finances, family violence, and other specialist services in each state.