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Digital Mental Health Resources for Young People

Posted by Team APATA | Apr 17, 2020

We’ve received from our members some great resources for digital mental health for young people you may wish to share in your networks.

Student Mental Health Support 2020
These are difficult times and the effects on people’s lives are far-reaching. A lot of people are experiencing anxiety about COVID-19.

Having the latest, up-to-date facts, responding calmly and being open about how you are feeling will help keep your mental health in check.
Mental health fact-sheets for coping with Covid-19.


Mental health hotlines, chatrooms and forums
Kids helpline (24/7, free call)- 1800 55 1800
Kids helpline WebChat (24/7)- www.kidshelpline.com.au
Headspace Webchat (8am-12am, non-emergency)- headspace.org.au
Beyond Blue: Online forums- Topic: Coping during the Coronavirus outbreak https://www.beyondblue.org.au/get-support/online-forums/staying-well/coping-during-the-coronavirus-outbreak
Beyond Blue: Helpline (24/7)- 1300 22 4636
Beyond Blue: Chat online (3pm-12am, 7 days)- https://www.beyondblue.org.au/get-support/get-immediate-support
ReachOut: Forums- https://au.reachout.com/forums 

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