Young People & Parents (Australia)

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https://traumaandco.com/young-people-parents/

If you are in Australia and in need of emergency support please call 000 immediately.

Kids Helpline kidshelpline.com.au

kidshelpline.com.au“Kids Helpline is Australia’s only free, private and confidential, phone counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25.”

ReachOut reachout.com

http://reachout.com“ReachOut is Australia’s leading online mental health organisation for young people, providing practical support to help them get through everything from everyday issues to tough times.”

Headspace headspace.org.au

http://headspace.org.au/“We’re the national youth mental health foundation dedicated to improving the wellbeing of young Australians.”

Child Wise childwise.org.au

http://www.childwise.org.au“The Child Wise National Child Abuse Helpline is a toll-free  number providing Australians with access to expert advice from trained counsellors and an opportunity to speak up about child abuse. ”

Brave Hearts bravehearts.org.au

https://bravehearts.org.au“Our Vision is to prevent child sexual assault in our society. Our Mission is to make Australia the safest place in the world to raise a child.”

NAPCAN napcan.org.au

http://napcan.org.au“NAPCAN’s strategy is to support and encourage changes in individual and community behaviour to stop child abuse and neglect before it starts.”

Australian Child and Adolescent Trauma Loss and Grief Network earlytraumagrief.anu.edu.au

“Welcome to the website of the Australian Child and Adolescent Trauma Loss and Grief Network. We are delighted to have you visit this virtual space where you can link with an online community and information resource for those interested in children, adolescents and their futures. The network presents an exciting opportunity to bring us together to work towards the common goal of supporting positive and hopeful outcomes for young people and their families experiencing trauma, loss and grief.”

Australian Childhood Foundation childhood.org.au

http://www.childhood.org.au/“Our trauma teams help children families, carers and support professionals throughout Australia, including remote and regional areas. Their collaboration with a network of adults and organisations focuses on creating an environment dedicated to the recovery and healing of children traumatised by abuse, neglect and family violence.”

*Please note some of these services may have online support or information people in other countries may find useful. Trauma & Co. is an international project first created in England. We are continuously updating these pages and hope to increase our international resources as we move forward. If you have relevant, useful resource links for us to review please contact us.

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Please access any services with mindful and personal consideration for yourself and your needs.

Last updated 2017 – please let us know if you have more up to date information.