Youth Mental Health Counselling & Support:
Mental health workers, which may include psychologists, psychiatrists, counsellors and other workers, provide counselling & support, information & referral and opportunities for children and young people 12 to 25 years old to talk with someone about their feelings or concerns.
headspace workers offer support for a range of issues including anxiety or depression; stress; relationship problems; questions about sex, gender or attraction; bullying; anger; physical or sexual health; trauma; suicide & self-harm; body image concerns; and/or employment or education.
Support can be provided for children and young people affected by natural disasters such as bushfires, floods, cyclones and drought.
Support is also available for children and young people feeling afraid, worried, anxious and overwhelmed by the constantly changing alerts and media coverage regarding the spread of coronavirus and feeling lonely from being socially isolated due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Health workers and counsellors are sensitive to the needs of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people and gay male, lesbian & transgender children, adolescents and young adults.
Education & Employment Support:
Support is provided for young people on how to prepare a resume & to present for interviews.
Information about local employment opportunities is also provided.
Tuning into Teens:
Provides a 6-session program for parents of children and young people 12 to 17 years old.
The Program teaches emotionally intelligent parenting skills.
A six-session program designed by young people who identify as lesbian, gay males, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer/questioning or asexual (LGBTIQA+) to support other LGBTIQA+ children & young people 12 to 25 years old.
The program covers topics including healthy relationships, mental health and alcohol & other drugs.
Youth Drug & Alcohol Counselling:
A specialist counselling service for children and young people 12 to 25 years old who are experiencing problems with alcohol &/or other drugs.
A program for children and young people 12 to 25 years old to learn a variety of life and independent living skills.
Anxiety & No Chill:
A program for children and young people 12 to 25 years old who are experiencing anxiety.