This section contains a list of useful links to organisations
and/or websites that can provide more information, specific detail
on a topic, or support and advice.
Centre Against Sexual Assault - CASA, www.casa.org.au
Got a burning question? Click here to
find out how to help a friend, who to call for help, what to do in
a bad situation, and much more...
CHAT First - Children and Teens First, www.chatfirst.com.au
A website for children and teens whose parents have separated or
divorced. You will find lots of information about what happens when
your parents' separate and live in separate places, and tips to
help you to cope.
Cybersmart Kids Online,
This site will help you and your family to find out how to
be cybersmart and use the internet safely. It's a young person's
guide to smart 'net surfing, chatting, mobile phones and
Family Separation - A Guide for Teens, www.youth.csa.gov.au
You are not alone. Around 11 000 teenagers
experience family separation in Australia each year. This
website is just for you. They recognise separation can be a
challenge for teenagers. So they have worked with a range
of people to make this site as helpful and useful as possible.
Health for Kids Network, www.healthforkids.net.au
The Health for Kids Network is a network of GPs interested in child
and/or adolescent health. The site contains a search that
helps you find a youth friendly doctor in your area.
Human Rights, www.humanrights.gov.au
Human rights are something we all share. They are about recognising
the value and dignity of all people.
Reach Out, www.reachout.com.au
Reach Out! is a web-based service that inspires young people to
help themselves through tough times.
Orygen Youth Health, www.tc.oyh.org.au
By far the most prevalent health issues which young people
face are in the area of mental health. We are more likely to
develop mental health problems between the ages of 12 and 26 than
at any other stage of life. At this age we are also more likely to
develop mental health problems than other chronic illnesses.
Headspace Youth mental Health foundation, www.headspace.org.au
Headspace is a national initiative to provide consistent,
accessible services to young people with mental health issues.
Live It Queer! www.liveitqueer.com
Live it Queer is a site for Gay, Lesbian, Bi-sexual, Transgender,
Intersex and Queer young people. Share your story, upload pics,
videos or anything or just look at other peoples stuff.
Freedom Centre, www.freedom.org.au
A site for Gay, Lesbian, Bi-sexual, Transgender, Intersex
and Queer young people, their friends, their parents or the people
who work with or support them.
Create Foundation, www.create.org.au
A foundation for young people in, leaving or previously in
care. Free stuff, fun stuff, help, info and a chance to make a
Say NO to Sexting, www.sayno.net.au
This pretty pink website has a ton of info and advice about
sexting; as well as true life stories of people who have been
affected by it.
Kids Help Line, www.kidshelp.com.au
Not just for little kids! Kids Help Line is a telephone, email and
chat based counselling service for people aged between 5 and 25.
Got a problem or just want to talk? Give it a go! It's completely
free and confidential.
The youth website of beyondblue: the national depression
initiative. Focusing on depression, anxiety and substance
use-related disorders, this site is aimed specifically at young
people and provides information, tips, personal stories and
Information and advice on how to look after the mental health of
children and young people. This site is for children, young people,
their families and friends and includes information on bullying,
stress, problem solving and friendship.
Young people-focused information about drugs, sex, mental health,
body image and relationships.
Story-based information, advice and referrals for young people with
a friend or family member who has a mental illness.
Tabor House, http://bit.ly/14opkni
Tabor House is situated in a rural
residential setting on 9 acres. It provides withdrawal services to
young people from across Victoria.