Parenting Info & Links

This section lists a range of services available to parents and their children that may help during the sometimes difficult teenage years. A range of issues are covered including alcohol, drugs, relationships, mental health, bullying, and sexual health.


Helpful Website Addresses for Parents and Caregivers


Mental Health

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 deation 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 well-being by increasing and strengthening connections between community members.

Children of Parents with 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.

Student Wellbeing Hub 

Your starting point for advice about important topics and for resources to help make your child's school experience a positive one.

Supporting young people during the holidays 

Information to help you support young people to stay in a  healthy head space during the holidays. 

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.


Relationships, Bullying & Parenting

The Australian Parenting Website 

Provides parenting videos, articles and apps backed by Australian experts.

Triple P Parenting

Gives parents simple tips to help you manage the big and small problems of family life and build stronger relationships.

Respectful Relationships

The Line encourages healthy and respectful relationships by changing  and challenging attitudes and behaviours that support violence.

Communicare

Provides family support, education, practical assistance and counselling.

Relationships Australia 

Provides counselling for children, adults and families on a variety of issues.

Mercy Reconnect 

Supports young people aged 12-18 yrs. Provides free mediation, counselling, group work and practical support to the whole family. 

Centrecare 

Provides counselling, support & mediation for children, youth and families. 

Say No to Bullying

Bullying. No Way! provides information and ideas for students, parents and teachers.

ACMA-cybersafety

The Office is committed to helping all Australians have safe, positive experiences online.

Friendly Schools

The first Social and Emotional Well-being and anti-bullying initiative for schools.


Alcohol & Other Drugs

Drug Aware 

Access to the Alcohol and Drug Support Line 9442 5000, a 24 hr confidential phone counselling service for anyone seeking help for their own or another person’s alcohol or drug use.

Alcohol Think Again 

Access to the Alcohol and Drug Support Line 9442 5000, a 24 hr confidential phone counselling service for anyone seeking help for their own or another person’s alcohol or drug use.

Parent and Family Drug Support Line

A confidential, 24 hour telephone counselling, information and referral service for anyone concerned about a loved one’s alcohol or drug use.

Holyoake

Provides a service for individuals, youth and family to address issues around alcohol and other drug use.

Hope Community Services

Provides counselling to individuals and families.

Anglicare WA

Provides a range of services for children, youth and families including crisis accommodation, education and support.


Sexual Health

Sexual Health Quarters 

Leading provider of specialist services in sexual and reproductive health.

Get the Facts 

Aims to provide accurate and reliable information on sexual health, blood-borne viruses and relationships for young people in WA.

Freedom Centre 

A place for young people (under 26) to support each other to be informed, happy and healthy about their sexuality, sex and gender.

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