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Websites for young people
Many young people like using the Internet to find information. Be selective as the quality of information on the Internet varies greatly. Some sites that young people tell us they find helpful are:
ReachOut is an Australian online mental health organisation for young people and their parents. It provides practical support, tools and tips to help young people and parents.
Kids Helpline is Australia’s only free, 24/7 phone and online counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25.
Support and help
Headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to 12-25 year olds, along with assistance in promoting wellbeing. This covers four core areas: mental health, physical health, work and study support and alcohol and other drug services.
Youth Focus is a Western Australian community based organisation with expertise in providing practical and effective support for young people 12 to 18yrs of age and their families, who are showing early signs associated with suicide and deliberate self harm. Services include: counselling, family therapy, peer support weekends, mentoring, and life skills and educational training
These services are free and confidential and provide individuals and their families with alcohol and other drug treatment and support services in the community..
The Mental Health Commission strives to establish mental health, alcohol and other drug systems that meet the needs of Western Australia’s population and deliver quality outcomes for individuals and their families.
What to do after a suicide - finding support - making sense of it all - putting the pieces together; and linking with supports and services on the net and in the community.
This website seeks to increase access to and availability of suicide prevention information for professionals, researchers and community members.