Links and Resources 

Help Lines

From time to time we all need a little help. There are many help organisation available who can support you. If you are in need or would just like someone to listen, reach out and seek help from someone who understands, has specialist training and knows how to help you. 

Beyond Blue

1300 22 4636
www.beyondblue.org.au/get-support/find-a-professional
Professional help for adults and adolescents with depression, anxiety and stress.

Youth Beyond Blue

1300 22 4636
www.youthbeyondblue.com
Helping young people with anxiety and depression. 

Kids Help Line 

1800 55 1800
www.kidshelp.com.au
For children, teens and young adults. 

Lifeline

13 11 14
www.lifeline.org.au
For all ages. 

Emergency

000
For emergency assistance to contact the ambulance, fire brigade or police services.

Meditation & Relaxation

www.smilingmind.com.au
Download the free guided meditation and relaxation IPhone app, offering a range of relaxation sessions from a quick 5 minutes up to 45 minutes. 

Links 

Siblings Australia

www.siblingsaustralia.org.au 
Sibling support: Young Sib Pre-teen Sib & Teen Sib

Raising Children Network 

www.raisingchildren.net.au/articles/disabilities_helping_siblings.html 
Kids Help Line, Youth Beyond Blue etc as links as above 

Comfort Kids 

www.rch.org.au/comfortkids/
Online information for caregivers, kids and healthcare professionals as to how to best support children undergoing medical treatment. Includes fact sheets, activities and games. 

Livewire 

www.livewire.org.au
From the Starlight Foundation, Livewire is online social forum to connect young people with serious or chronic health conditions and disabilities. Content is monitored by Livewire staff. 

Other links: 

Charter on the Rights of Children and Young People in Healthcare in Australia

Children’s Rights Poster

Young People’s Poster

Association for the Wellbeing of Children in Healthcare