Parent Information - Wellbeing

Wellbeing Support and Resources for Families and Children

  • Helping children cope with stress during the 2019-nCoV outbreak, World Health Organisation, flyer to (See PDF link below)
  • Raising Children Website information for families on COVID-19 and children in Australia. This Website includes information about coronavirus and support for children’s health and wellbeing.

          https://raisingchildren.net.au/guides/a-z-health-reference/coronavirus-and-children-in-australia

  • Headspace Website support for young people coping with stress related to COVID-19

         https://headspace.org.au/young-people/how-to-cope-with-stress-related-to-covid-19/

  • Headspace factsheet ‘How to cope with stress related to COVID-19’. This fact sheet includes a list of websites (as below) to go to for help/support (See PDF link below) 
  • The BRAVE Program is an online program supporting young people who are experiencing anxiety, as well as their families.

         The BRAVE program (https://www.brave-online.com)

  • Smiling Minds is a modern meditation for young people. It is a unique web and app-based program, designed to help bring balance to young lives.

         Smiling Mind (https://www.smilingmind.com.au)

           For Crisis and additional youth support please refer to these services;

         Beyond Blue, Looking after your mental health during the coronavirus outbreak

         Emerging Minds, Supporting Children during the Coronavirus outbreak 

         Helping Minds, Counselling and support for family and friends

         ReachOut, How to talk to your teenager about coronavirus

National 24/7 Crisis Services

  • Lifeline: 13 11 14 or lifeline.org.au
  • Suicide Call Back Service: 1300 659 467 or suicidecallbackservice.org.au
  • beyondblue: 1300 224 636 or beyondblue.org.au

Additional Youth Support Services

  • headspace: visit headspace.org.au for eheadspace or more information
  • Kids Helpline: 1800 55 1800 or kidshelpline.com.au
  • ReachOut: reachout.com
  • SANE Australia: 1800 187 263 or sane.org

 

Download:
Helping_children_cope_with_stress.pdf
Headspace_Fact_Sheet_Coping_with_COVID-19_Stress.pdf