In the spirit of the upcoming R U OK? Day, we will be sharing some helpful resources to on mental health and wellbeing. Recently there was an excellent webinar from The University of Melbourne on coping with the lockdown. For those who missed this recent webinar on Tips to Assist Families Coping with Lockdowns, you can view the recording here:

During the webinar the panelists also shared some resources that you may also find helpful depending on your circumstances:

  • Reachout - mental health service for young people and parents with apps and links to other sites
  • Butterfly and Eating Disorders Victoria - eating disorder support
  • 1800Respect - family violence support
  • The Brave Program - online program for the prevention and treatment of childhood and adolescent anxiety
  • Moodgym - program designed to help identify emotions like anxiety and depression and learn skills to cope with them
  • Most - digital therapy mixed with face-to-face care 
  • Headspace - early intervention mental health services to 12-25 year-olds
  • Beyond Blue - mental health information and support
  • Lifeline and Kidshelpline - 24/7 support