Where can I go for further information?
The Australian Psychological Society is the largest professional association for psychologists in Australia. It spreads the message that psychologists make a difference to peoples’ lives, through improving their health and wellbeing and increasing scientific knowledge. You can find help from a psychologist on their website.
beyondblue is a national, independent, not-for-profit organisation working to address issues associated with depression, anxiety and related substance-use disorders in Australia. Information about these topics is available on their website, including steps to seeking help and information on accessing health professionals.
Kidscount, developed by the Australian Childhood Foundation, is a website for parents and carers that provides useful information about supporting children’s development. It is available in a range of languages.
Response Ability is an initiatve of the Australian federal government to support teachers and early childhood educators in the areas of children's mental health and wellbeing. This is their fact sheet on responding to mental health problems in the classroom.
Child and Youth Health is a South Australian government website providing news and practical advice for parents and carers on a range of parenting and child health topics.
The Raising Children Network, funded under the Australian Government’s Stronger Families and Communities Strategy, is a national website aimed at helping families care for their children. Their website has articles on a range of issues relevant to seeking help.
Early Childhood Australia is the peak national, non-profit, non-government organisation that acts in the interests of young children. They provide a range of options and outcomes to support growth and development of young childrenincluding articles on issues relevant to child development and mental health.
Anglicare Victoria provides support to children, young people and families through a range of programs and services they strengthen families and communities so they can protect and nurture the children within them.
The Better Health Channel provides health and medical information to help individuals and their communities improve their health and wellbeing.