Useful Links

Below are links that may be of assistance regarding Health and Wellbeing.

Websites | Headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services for 12 to 25 year olds.| MindMatters provides blended professional learning including online resources.| Reach supports and aims to improve the wellbeing of young people so they can be healthy and resilient to meet life’s challenges and fulfil their potential.| Beyond Blue provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health.| Kids Helpline is Australia’s only free, private and confidential 24/7 phone and online counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25.| Find out your character strengths. Take this short, VIA character strengths confidential survey and discover your strongest attributes and values.| is Australia’s leading online youth mental health service that is accessed by over 110,000 Australians each month.| The goal of the Office of the eSafety is to empower all Australians to explore the online world safely.| Common Sense is a leading independent non-profit organisation dedicated to helping kids thrive in a world of media and technology.| ThinkUKnow is an internet safety program delivering interactive training to parents, carers and teachers| R U OK seeks to inspire and empower everyone to meaningfully connect with people around them and support anyone struggling with life.| It’s time we talked provides information around how to address this emerging problem, in a proactive and thought provoking manner.

Smartphone and iPad apps

Smiling Mind| A unique web and app-based program developed by a team of psychologists with expertise in youth and adolescent therapy, mindfulness meditation and web-based wellness programs.

Headspace | The techniques used within the Headspace app have been refined and developed over many centuries. Headspace’s aim is to cultivate awareness and compassion in order to help individuals understand both the mind and the world around us.

Calm | This app service offers mindfulness-based guided meditations and sleep stories.