For urgent assistance call Lifeline on 13 11 14 which is a 24-hour telephone counselling service.
A database of online mental health services related to all of your mental health information, services and apps.
Provides support to young people aged 12 to 25 who are going through a tough time, including anxiety, depression, bullying and body image.
Meditation has been shown to help people stress less, focus more and even sleep better. Headspace is meditation made simple. We’ll teach you the life-changing skills of meditation and mindfulness in just a few minutes a day.
Youth BeyondBlue Going through tough times? Stress, anxiety and feeling down can affect anyone, and in fact happens to a lot of us at some point in our lives. We all have good days and bad days. However, if you’re feeling sad, down or anxious and these feelings have started to affect what you would normally enjoy or do, then it’s important to find out what’s going on and what you can do about it.
The BRAVE Program is a free online program for the prevention and treatment of anxiety in children and young people. The program has been specially designed to teach young people the skills they need to reduce anxiety and to cope with stressful situations.
Youth Beyond Blue Check-In
Check-in app helps take the fear out of having a conversation with a friend who might be struggling. By following four simple steps, you can easily plan how you will approach the person you care about, what you will say, and how you will offer your support. The app lets you rate how the conversation went and get ideas about the next steps forward to support a friend. There’s also tips about looking after your own mental health, links to online forums and a range of online and phone services available for young Australians.
“This (Check-in) app is so incredibly unique and really takes the ‘fear’ aspect out of having a conversation with a friend about how they are going…I’d recommend it to everyone I know.” – blueVoices member, age 18 – taken from Youth Beyondblue website
Learn more about Bullying, Sexuality, Friends and family, School, Uni and study, Mental health issues, Sex and Relationships. With plenty of personal and real accounts from people Aus wide about issues affecting everyone.
Or check out the major themes: Tough times – working out the hard stuff, Wellbeing – improving your everyday life, The Toolbox – best apps for brain and body, Get Involved – pitch in to help others, & Forums – join the conversation.
Everyone has worries pop into their head from time to time, but sometimes they won’t go away and start to impact your everyday life. ReachOut Worry Time interrupts this repetitive thinking by setting aside your worries until later, so you don’t get caught up in them and can get on with your day. This means you can deal with worries once a day, rather than carrying them around with you 24/7.
Recharge is a personalised six-week program that helps improve your general health and wellbeing by focusing on four key areas:
1. A regular wake and sleep time each day, achieved gradually over six weeks;
2. An alarm clock that triggers fun activities designed to get you up and out of bed;
3. Increasing your exposure to daylight early in the day, to help reset your body clock; and,
4. Encouraging you to increase physical activity, especially within two hours of waking up.
Establishing a good sleep/wake routine that includes regular exercise and early daylight exposure will help improve your mood, energy and general health and wellbeing as well as helping you sleep better at night.
The Toolbox is an online tool which can connect you with services or apps to help you improve your health and wellbeing. A quick quiz identifies your personal concerns and suggests apps which may benefit those key areas. Complete the quiz & find your apps today.
We want to live in a world where everyone has the skills and ability to manage life’s challenges and live to their full potential. This starts with a healthy mind because this underpins our ability to live, learn and work in an increasingly complex, digitally connected and fast-paced world.
A few minutes could change your whole day.
Calm is the #1 app for meditation and mindfulness. Enjoy 100+ guided meditations to help you manage anxiety, lower stress and sleep better. Calm is the perfect mindfulness app for beginners, but also includes hundreds of programs for intermediate and advanced users.
MoodMission is an app designed to help individuals overcome low moods and anxiety by discovering new and better ways of coping.
When you tell MoodMission how you’re feeling, it gives you a tailored list of 5 simple, quick, effective, Missions to improve your mood. Completing Missions earns you rewards in the app, motivating you to take steps towards becoming healthier, happier, and more confident.
We’re here to promote Self Worth, Wellbeing & Positive Mental Health.
The MindShift Foundation is dedicated to preventative mental health. Our “Awareness to Action” campaigns and resources enable the first step to help create self-worth, positive wellbeing and strong mental health.
MoodPrism is a newly developed app that helps you learn about your mood by transforming daily mood reports into a colourful summary of your emotional health. You will receive feedback on your mood each day, and the more you use the app, the more detailed this information will become – with flourishing scores after 1 week’s use, and depression/anxiety scores after 2 weeks of use. It also provides health information based on your daily mood, and links to mental health resources.
The Mental Stillness App is a free, evidence-based meditation resource that is free to all. It provides simple guided-meditation sequences on video that can be used on demand. Designed with young people in mind.
Mindgauge is an app that allows the user to easily and quickly measure and track their mental health, mood, and lifestyle.
BITE BACK is a space to learn, develop & improve strategies to amplify the good stuff in life.
The program uses interviews & blog posts, quizzes, a ‘bookshelf’, a community forum and competitions engage you to use Bite Back often.
Moment– Balance Screen Time
Moment helps you to use your phone in a healthy way, giving you back time for the parts of life that matter most. Rethink the way you use your phone, one day at a time, through guided coaching sessions at your own pace. Moment will help subtly change your usage habits to help you get your time back.
Three Good Things It’s been shown that if you write down three good things that happen to you everyday, your happiness and positivity increase. Three Good Things, a happiness journal, helps you to do exactly that.
OCD? Not Me! is a free, online, self-guided treatment program for 12-18 year old’s who are suffering from obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).
The program has 8 stages, designed to take exactly 8 weeks. The program is filled with information, tips, activities, and support to help young people overcome the symptoms of OCD.
connectEDSpace Tip sheets, news and useful links to help you manage problems and issues such as bullying, relationships, stress and mental health, and conflict with parents. Real stories and suggested resources linked.
What Works 4 U Share treatments that worked and learn what treatments other young people found helpful. There’s blog posts and real life experiences accounted here, tell us yours today.
ReThink is a technology that effectively detects and stops online hate before the damage is done. It is the first-ever proactive technology solution that empowers adolescents by giving them a second chance to rethink before posting anything hurtful online.
Sit With Us A mobile app designed to fight bullying and promote kindness and inclusion in middle schools and high schools
Breakup Shakeup is an app that provides fun, easy activities to do to help young people cope after a breakup.