RESOURCES

Mood, Emotional Well-being and Mental Health

Lifeline Australia home 13 11 14 - Crisis Support and Suicide ...

www.lifeline.org.au

Lifeline is a national charity providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services.

Black Dog Institute

www.blackdoginstitute.org.au

The Black Dog Institute is a world leader in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mood disorders such as depression and bipolar disorder

Mental Health Online

www.anxietyonline.org.au

What are anxiety disorders? ... Mental Health Online is funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and ... Self Help and Web-Based Support Programmes ...

Beyondblue

www.beyondblue.org.au

Australian organization provides information about depression to consumers, carers and health professionals. Includes causes, treatments, personal stories and forum.

Youthbeyondblue

www.youthbeyondblue.com

Depression and anxiety are among the most common mental health problems experienced by young people. Often, the symptoms aren’t recognised and therefore young people don’t get the help that’s needed. Sometimes, the signs can be ignored or passed over as “just part of growing up”.

Headspace - Australia's National Youth Mental Health Foundation

www.headspace.org.au/

Help and support for young people aged 12-25 at centres, online or over the phone covering mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, self-harm, ...

ReachOut   Australia

au.reachout.com/‎

The ReachOut.com site provides young people with the information, help, support, advice and connections they need to manage mental health difficulties such ...

Reach Out! Magazine

www.reachout.asn.au/

For information relating to youth mental health, please visit ReachOut.com. How to Help Yourself by Helping Others. The health benefits of quitting the habit of ...

whatworks4u.org/‎

Object/resources/swf/home.swf. Share what works 4 U. Need help now? Help us build knowledge by sharing. Helpline & emergency. your treatment information.

Orygen Youth Health

oyh.org.au/‎

OYH recognised as international health innovation.

Perinatal Mental Health Just Speak Up (beyondblue)

justspeakup.beyondblue.org.au

Everyone's experience of pregnancy, birth and parenting is different. If you are feeling excessively worried, overwhelmed, sad, isolated, out of control, panicky or ...

Anxieties

anxieties.com

A free self-help site for people suffering from an anxiety disorder, ... Anxiety and Depression Association of America Annual Conference Chicago, Illinois

Anxiety and Depression Association of America, ADAA

www.adaa.org

Support Groups Online and By Phone; ... Families are grateful when they find help to end their struggles with anxiety, OCD, PTSD, and depression.

Anxieties.com - Free Informational Sites

www.anxieties.com/freeinformationalsites.php

A free self-help site for people suffering from an anxiety disorder, including panic attacks, phobias, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), fear of flying ...

Anxiety and Depression: Depression and Anxiety Crisis Hotlines

www.findingdulcinea.com/guides/Health/Anxiety-and-Depression.pg_04...

Anxiety disorders affect an estimated 40 million people annually, says the Anxiety Disorder Association of America. This guide will help ... free, 24-hour line to ...

ADAC/ACTA

www.anxietycanada.ca   - a not for profit charitable organisation to promote the prevention, treatment and management of anxiety disorders

mmha.org.au

Multicultural Mental Health Australia for info in other languages.

mental health.org.nz

www.mhc.govt.nz

And for those young people living with and caring for parents with mental health issues, try:

youngcarers.net.au

www.copmi.net.au

reachout.com.au

Self-harm

sane.org (for facts sheets) or call Australia 1800187263

ranzcp.org (for infor booklet in New Zealand)

In the UK:

siari.co.uk and www.selfharm.org.uk

Helpful Phone Numbers

In Australia

Lifeline 131114,

Beyond Blue 1300 22463,

Kids HelpLine 1800 55 1800.

In England

ChildLine 0800 1111,

Mind Info Line 0845 766 0163,

The Samaritans 0845 7909090.

In the USA

SAFE on 800 366 8288.

 

Bullying Stuff

Bill Belsey - www.bullying.org Where you are NOT alone ...

bullying.org

Canada URL addressing issues about bullying. Includes many stories, poems, and drawings.

Fact sheet 20: Bullying « Youthbeyondblue

www.youthbeyondblue.com/factsheets-and-info/fact-sheet-20-bullying

Fact sheet 20 Bullying. Download Fact sheet 20: Bullying; Anyone can be bullied – it’s a lot more common than people think and can happen at school, at home, on ...

What is Bullying

www.stopbullying.gov/what-is-bullying

Find out what bullying is and what the different types are at StopBullying.gov. You can also learn more about other topics related to bullying.

Bullies2Buddies - The Simple Solution to Bullying

bullies2buddies.com

Teaching victims of teasing and bullying how to solve problems without other people's help and without getting ... How to Stop Being Bullied – For Kids, by Izzy Kalman;

How To Stop Teasing and Name Calling by Izzy Kalman - Bullying ...

bullyingpreventionnow.com/...teasing-and-name-calling-by-izzy-kalman

Video of Izzy Kalman, founder of Bullies2Buddies.com demonstrating one of the simplest and most effective techniques to stop teasing and name calling.

 

Women's Health

Women's Health Matters - Home

www.womenshealthmatters.ca

Canada’s leading women’s health information website. The latest information, news, resources and research from Women\'s College Hospital experts.

http://www.fpnsw.org.au/health information/

yoursexhealth.org.au

youngwomenshealth.org

sexetc.org.au (start by choosing tab for Girls' health and FAQs)

 

Creativity

Zentangle - Zentangle

www.zentangle.com

Zentangle is an enjoyable and uplifting artform for all ages and skill levels

TanglePatterns.com

tanglepatterns.com

TanglePatterns.com. An index and graphic guide to the best Zentangle® patterns on the web and how to draw them

 

Inspirational Books

What I Know Now: Letters to My Younger Self by Ellyn Spragins

Treasure Yourself by Miranda Kerr

Empower Yourself by Miranda Kerr

Single: The Art of Being Satisfied, Fulfilled and Independent by Judy Ford

“Chicken Soup for the Soul” series of books can be found at http://www.chickensoup.com/

"Your Pocket Affirmation Companion" from mateadesigns.com.au

 

Where to find books ?

Reasonably priced and large variety online bookstore (International)

www.fishpond.com/Books

Shop for Books online from Fishpond.com. Millions of products at discount prices - It's shopping made easy.



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