As direct service delivery for young people is becoming more challenging and harder to access, DISCO decided to highlight a number of on line support partners that can assist or provide information to young people or those individuals who may be supporting them. We believe that a large amount of information and resources can be found here so take a look!
Making The Most Of Technology!
Promoting Emotional Health And Well-Being In The 21st Century
(Emotional Health And Well Being Applications And Websites)
by Pamela Day, District Ed LinQ Co-ordinator, Gold Coast Child and Youth Mental Health
Click to view (PDF – 969Kb)
Australian Government – Youth.gov.au
Health, Education and Work, Community, Culture, Environment, Finances
beyondblue is working to reduce the impact of anxiety, depression and suicide in the community by raising awareness and understanding, empowering people to seek help, and supporting recovery, management and resilience.
Reach supports young people to get the most out of life. Reach aims to improve the wellbeing of young people so they can be healthy and resilient to meet life’s challenges, and fulfil their potential.
Be The Hero!
Be the Hero! is a violence prevention program designed for use in groups of young men.
Smiling Mind is modern meditation for young people. It is a unique web and App-based program, designed to help bring balance to young lives.
Foundation for Young Australians
Connecting young people, governments and business the Foundation for Young Australians delivers a range of initiatives (co)designed with and for young people to deliver change across Australia.
Australian Theatre for Young People
ATYP has been bridging the divide between young people and professional theatre practice since 1963. Australia’s oldest and largest youth theatre company, we are driven to create work that impacts the way young people engage with theatre nationally.
ReachOut.com is Australia’s leading online youth mental health service that is accessed by more than 4,500 people every day. We’re here 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, providing practical information, tools and support to young people for everyday troubles to really tough times.
CanTeen supports young people when cancer turns their world upside down and helps them cope with the physical, emotional and practical impact of living with cancer.