The mental health experiences and care pathways of trans young people in Australia. Summary report of survey findings.
Topics: emotional literacy, feelings.
An illustrated account with brief text of twelve things that make children feel good, like bubble baths and bedtime stories, and twelve things that don’t feel so good, like chicken pox and mosquito bites.
A free online self-help program for children, teenagers and parents to help young people with anxiety overcome their worries and improve their quality of lives. Developed by a team of researchers with over 17 years of experience in the field of child anxiety.
2min 45sec video by AMAZE showing ways to take care of your body during puberty.
ABC news article (Feb 2021) - searches on sexting and cyberbullying increased by 55% and 39% respectively since the pandemic began.
Sexual Health Quarters (SHQ) provides a comprehensive range of clinical, counselling, educational and training activities around sexual and reproductive health. Services include: STI testing, unplanned pregnancy counselling, contraception counselling, professional development, education sessions. SHQ can partner with your school to deliver RSE sessions on: respectful relationships, diversity in sex, gender and sexual identity, bodies and reproductive systems, safer sex and STIs, contraception, unintended pregnancy, sexting and porn, and more.
Sexual Assault Resource Centre (SARC) is a free 24-hour 7 days a week emergency service that offers assistance and support to any person aged 13 years and over who has experienced any form of unwanted sexual contact or behaviour in the previous 2 weeks. A free counselling service is also available (during business hours) to people who have experienced sexual assault or sexual abuse in the past (more than 2 weeks ago).
A national coalition dedicated to making schools safer and more inclusive for same sex attracted, intersex and gender diverse young people.
Free 24 hour national counselling service for people at risk of, or who have experienced physical or sexual violence.
Information, support and resources to help young people improve their understanding of mental health issues, develop resilience, and increase their coping skills and help-seeking behaviour.
Living Proud is a non-profit organisation that provides support, information and resources to the WA lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, other sex, sexuality and gender diverse community. Services include: peer counselling, telephone counselling, professional development and lived experience forums.
Headspace centres act as a one-stop-shop for young people who need help with mental health, physical health (including sexual health), alcohol and other drugs, work and study support. There are over 100 centres in Australia. eheadspace is the national online and phone support service, staffed by experienced youth mental health professionals. qheadspace offers online support for LGBTQIA+ young people.
Topics: emotional literacy, sadness, change, families, divorce
Emily wants to be an artist. She likes painting and loves the way artists like Pablo Picasso mixed things up. Emily's life is a little mixed up right now. Her dad doesn't live at home anymore, and it feels like everything around her is changing. She is going through her 'blue period'. A book about a young child dealing with her parent's divorce.
Ages: 4 to 8 years.
Communicate with a professional counsellor about an alcohol or drug related concern using text-interaction. This service is free for anyone seeking help with their own drug use or the drug use of a family member, relative or friend. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, across Australia.
6 short films centred around a group of 17 year old males and the issues they are dealing with. Topics: self-esteem, bullying, sexuality, suicide, crime, drink driving. .