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The MindSpot Clinic
The MindSpot Clinic is a free telephone and online service for Australians with stress, worry, anxiety, low mood or depression. They provide mental health screening assessments, therapist-guided treatment courses and referrals to help people recover and stay well.
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The Butterfly Foundation represents all people affected by eating disorders and negative body image – a person with the illness, their family and their friends. As a leading national voice in supporting their needs, Butterfly highlights the realities of seeking treatment for recovery, and advocates for improved services from both government and independent sources.
healthinsite is a non-commercial, government-funded health information service, operated by Healthdirect Australia.
It aims to improve the wellbeing of all Australians by providing easy access to quality health information and services.
Jean Hailes for Women’s Health is a national not-for-profit organisation providing a range of important health services for Australian women. Jean Hailes’ vision is physical and emotional health and wellbeing in all its dimensions for all Australian women throughout their lives. The organisation is comprised of: Research, Education/Translation and Clinical Care.
We play a vital role in the development of mental health initiatives which result in increased community awareness and knowledge of mental health issues.
Virtual Medical Centre (VMC) is Australia's leading medical information website. It delivers the latest medical information, written by medical professionals, about current conventional medicine. VMC was born out of the necessity to have quality medical information available online to members of the health profession as well as the general public.
myDr from MIMS provides free comprehensive easy-to-understand Australian health and medicines information for consumers.
Pregnancy, Birth and Baby is a non-commercial, government funded health information service, operated by Healthdirect Australia.
It is a phone and online service for all Australians, providing information, advice and counselling about pregnancy, childbirth and your baby’s first year.
Compassionate, caring, confidential support when you need it.
RealTime Health is a Melbourne-based online health content producer, specializing in the niche area of ‘patient and carer narrative'.
The company produces the ‘Speaking From Experience' series, which comprises a database of over 400 video clips for online delivery and a library of 50 DVDs.
The MindSpot Clinic is a free telephone and online service for Australians with stress, worry, anxiety, low mood or depression.
Raising Children Network (RCN) is an online resource, providing information that can help parents with the day-to-day decisions of raising children and looking after their own needs.
SANE Australia works for a better life for all people affected by mental illness through educating the community, applied research, and campaigning for improved services and attitudes.
The Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet is an innovative unique web resource that aims to inform practice and policy in Indigenous health by making the evidence base readily accessible via the Internet.
The HealthInfoNet is helping to ‘close the gap’ in health between Indigenous and other Australians with access to the site being free and therefore available to everyone.
Anxiety Online is an initiative of the National eTherapy Centre based at Swinburne University of Technology. Anxiety Online provides information, assessment, referral and treatment for Panic Disorder, Social Anxiety Disorder, Generalised Anxiety Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
Treatment programs may be taken in either a self-help mode or with therapist assistance, and research shows that the programs are safe, convenient and effective.
Kids Helpline is Australia’s only free 24/7, confidential and private counselling service specifically for children and young people aged 5 to 25 years.
Young Australians contact Kids Helpline via the phone, web and email about a wide range of issues; from everyday topics such as family, friends and school to more serious issues of child abuse, mental health concerns, homelessness and suicide. On average, each day counsellors conduct 170 counselling sessions.
The ANU Centre for Mental Health Research (CMHR) is a university-based research and development group. It focuses on undertaking high quality public mental health research that will make a difference to the lives of people in the community. CMHR is well known around the world for the development and evaluation of online self-help programs for mental health problems.
Lifeline delivers immediate one off short term crisis support and suicide prevention services across Australia. Lifeline provides its services through a national telephone crisis support line, 13 11 14, operating 24/7 and through its online crisis support chat service which operates every evening from 8pm until midnight. Lifeline Centres in every state and territory also deliver local programs . Lifeline acts as a pathfinder to other services in the community. Calls are answered by volunteers and overnight by paid staff.
Most Australians have some experience with anxiety and depression, whether it is personal or via family, friends or work colleagues. beyondblue’s work is aimed at achieving an Australian community that understands depression and anxiety, empowering all Australians, at any life-stage, to seek help. beyondblue raises awareness, reduces stigma and ensures people have access to the information they need to ensure recovery, management and resilience.
The Black Dog Institute is a not for profit organisation, that offers specialist expertise in mood disorders (depression and bipolar disorder). The Institute’s mission is to advance the understanding, diagnosis and management of mood disorders by continuously raising clinical, research, education and training standards. In so doing, the Institute aims to improve the lives of those affected - and in turn - the lives of their families and friends.
headspace provides mental and health wellbeing support, information and services to young people aged 12 to 25 years and their families. headspace has centres around Australia which have a range of youth friendly health professionals who can help you with general health; mental health and counselling; education, employment and other services; and alcohol and other drug services. Visit www.headspace.org.au for information, to find your nearest centre and to access online and telephone support.
THIS WAY UP provides research tested online treatment and prevention of anxiety and depressive disorders. Our unit is a not-for-profit initiative of St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney and the Faculty of Medicine at University of New South Wales.
ReachOut.com is Australia’s leading online youth mental health service. It’s the perfect place to start if you’re not sure where to look. It’s got information on everything from finding your motivation, through to getting through really tough times. With a mobile-friendly site and forums, you can access help, info and support no matter where you are.