Online Resources for Teen Mental Health
Here are a few of our recommendations for you, or your loved ones to tap into when they need some extra support.
Headspace is the National Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to 12-25-year-olds.
If you're someone between the age of 12 and 25 living in Australia, you can Register Here to create a free account with Headspace.
Once you have registered, you will be granted access to group chats, online support communities, and 1:1 direct support from professionals.
Kids Helpline is Australia's free confidential 24/7 online and phone counselling service for young people aged 5 - 25.
Qualified counsellors are available via WebChat, phone or email anytime and for any reason.
Their services are specifically catered to different age groups:
- Kids (5-12)
- Teens (13-17)
- Young Adults (18-25)
Kids Helpline x Toasted TV Series
Kids Helpline teamed up with a group of teens and Toasted TV to talk about coping with the big stuff, so you can get back to feeling good!Kids Helpline x Toasted TV series
Mental Health Apps for Teens
Looking for support when it comes to mental health conditions can be confusing and intimidating. If you’re feeling nervous about seeking in-person help, do not worry! There are apps to help you.Mental Health Apps for Teens
Brain Basics Series with Kids Helpline
- Brain basics series - All about Panic Attacks with Lee Constable
Learn more about panic and anxiety attacks.
- Brain basics series - All about Anxiety with Lee Constable
All about anxiety with Lee Constable.
- Brain Basics series - Sleep and the Brain with Lee Constable
Sleep and how it can affect the brain.
- Brain basics series - Why Don't I Want to Respond?
Find out why you feel how you feel!