Our clinicians have compiled a list of helpful online mental health resources to support you and your family.
headspace provides free online and telephone support and counselling to young people aged 12 to 25 years and their families and friends. It lets you create a 'home space' where you can collect and manage resources to build your own personalised mental health toolkit. You can also join in online group chats led by a headspace professional that that allow you to connect with other people going through similar experiences to you as you explore a range of helpful topics related to mental health and wellbeing.
A partnership between Beyond Blue and the Mentally Healthy Workplace Alliance, Heads Up contains useful information for employees, employers, managers, and small businesses on how to support better mental health in the workplace. The site provides free training resources including case studies, online programs, webinars and toolbox talks that are available for download.
An initiative of the Australian Department of Health, Head to Health can help you find digital mental health services from some of Australia’s most trusted mental health organisations. Head to Health can connect you to more than 600 trusted mental health resources including apps, online programs, online forums, phone and chat services, and digital resources. Browse the popular topics or use the search bar to find resources that best suit you.
Created by the Black Dog Institute, myCompass is a free online self-help program for people with mild to moderate depression, anxiety and stress. Its features fourteen different interactive learning activities that use proven psychological techniques and a lifestyle tracking feature to help you better understand yourself and learn strategies to improve your mental health. Specific information is available for young people, adults, seniors, people with intellectual disability, and health care professionals.
Smiling Mind is a non-for-profit web and app-based meditation program. It has been developed by a team of psychologists and uses mindfulness to boost calmness, contentment and clarity. Mindfulness meditation has been shown to help manage stress, resilience, anxiety, depression and improve general health and wellbeing.