Wellbeing for Families

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Telephone Helplines

Kids H​​elpline: 1800 551 800 Kids Helpline is an Australian free, private and confidential, telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25. ​
Beyond Blue: 1300 224 636 Beyond Blue provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live.
Lifeline: 131 114Lifeline is a national charity providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24 hour crisis support .
Parentline: 1300 301 300 Parentline is a confidential telephone service providing professional counselling and support in Queensland .

 

Online Counselling

eheadspace provides free online and te​lephone support and counselling to young people 12 - 25 and their fam​ilies and friends. If you're based in Australia and going through a tough time, eheadspace can help.
Kids Help - If you can't get to a phone or prefer to chat online, you can c onnect one-on-one with a Kids Helpline counsellor through WebChat! 

 

Informa​​tive Websites

Youth Beyond Blue
Beyond Blue's dedicated site for youth. Information, resources and support for young people dealing with depression and/or anxiety.
 Queensland Government - Wellbeing for Students
The wellbeing of students is the department's first and foremost priority. When emergencies happen everyone in our community can be affected and children and young people need support from parents, carers and other family members. 

 

Mindfulness / Self-control Apps:

 

Breathe, Think, Do with Sesame App:

This is a resource app for you to share with your child to help teach skills such as problem solving, self-control, planning, and task persistence.

Super Stretch Yoga App:

Super Stretch is a fun, interactive yoga app created for kids, used by the whole family! Move, play and breathe as Super Stretch introduces you to his friends and their yoga poses. Super Stretch is your guide who takes you on your journey.

Psyber Guide:

“Take a Chill" aims to teach mindfulness skills and other tools to teenagers who need help managing stress & anxiety.

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Dealing with COVID19: resources for families: