Sometimes, students and their families and carers, need a little extra help. No one should be afraid to seek out assistance when they need it, the earlier the better. We have listed some useful services that you can contact should you feel that you need some help and support.

Mental Health and Wellbeing

Headspace
Work with young people to provide support at a crucial time in their lives – to help get them back on track and strengthen their ability to manage their mental health in the future
Youth Focus

An early intervention and prevention service offering support to young people who may be showing early signs of depression, suicide ideation and self-harm.
Helping Minds

Offers services such as education, youth programs and family support.
Beyond Blue

Provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live.
Act Belong Commit

Aims to increase individual and community wellbeing by increasing and strengthening connections between community members.
COPMI (Child of Parents with a Mental Illness)

Provides information and links to support options to assist young people (up to 18) who have parents with a mental health disorder.
Think Mental Health

Aims to build mental health and well-being and reduce mental health issues with view to reducing Western Australia’s suicide rate.
Youth Beyond Blue
Information for young people and their parents about mental health.
Reach Out

Practical support, tools and tips help young people get through anything from everyday issues to tough times.
Young Carers

Young carers are people under the age of 26 who help look after a family member who needs extra support at home. The person they care for may have a disability, mental illness, a drug or alcohol problem, or a long term illness. A young carer may not be the main person who looks after their relative, but they usually have extra responsibilities at home compared to other people their age. Each young carer helps their family in different ways.
Parkerville

Parkerville Children and Youth Care is a Not-For-Profit organisation located throughout Western Australia. It is their mission to protect, care, advocate and promote recovery for children and young people who have experienced trauma from abuse, to support families and to work with the community to prevent child abuse.
Kid’s Helpline

Kids Helpline is Australia’s only free, private and confidential 24/7 phone and online counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25.
Lifeline

Lifeline is a national charity providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24-hour crisis support and suicide prevention services