Mental health links

Links to relevant mental health websites.

Page last updated: 04 April 2014

  • Auseinet - Australian Network for Promotion, Prevention and Early Intervention for Mental Health. View archived Ausienet publications on the National Library of Australia's Pandora archive.
  • Australian Child and Adolescent Trauma, Loss and Grief Network - a network linking people across Australia concerned with the trauma, loss and grief experiences of children and adolescents.
  • Australian Mental Health Outcomes and Classification Network (AMHOCN) - provides national leadership in the development of outcomes and casemix concepts in mental health.
  • beyondblue (the national depression initiative) - provides national leadership to increase community awareness, prevention and early intervention of depression and related illnesses.
  • Black Dog Institute - a not-for-profit, educational, research, clinical and community-oriented facility offering specialist expertise in depression and bipolar disorder.
  • Children of Parents with a Mental Illness - promotes better mental health outcomes for children whose parents have a mental illness.
  • Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety and Depression (CRUfAD) - information and research on anxiety and depression for consumers and doctors.
  • headspace (National Youth Mental Health Foundation) - provides health advice, support and information to young Australians aged 12-25.
  • HealthInsite - information on a variety of health topics, including mental health.
  • Helping Children with Autism - information on items in the Medicare Benefits Schedule; funding for training teachers and supporting playgroups; and early intervention and individual assistance packages for children and their families.
  • Kids Help Line - provides a free 24 hour national telephone and online counselling service for young people aged between 5 and 25 in Australia.
  • KidsMatter - supports mental health promotion, prevention and early intervention for children through universal, evidence-based primary school and early childhood programs.
  • Lifeline Australia - the peak body for Lifeline Centres which provide telephone counselling, and information, referral and associated services in local areas.
  • Living is for Everyone (LIFE) - suicide and self-harm prevention in Australia.
  • Mental Health in Multicultural Australia (MHiMA) - builds awareness of mental health and suicide prevention amongst Australians from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
  • Mental Health Professionals Network - supports collaboration in Australia's primary mental health sector by fostering local interdisciplinary networks of mental health professionals.
  • Mental health services in Australia - a website of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare providing information about the national response to the mental health care needs of Australians.
  • Mental Health Standing Committee
  • Mindframe National Media Initiative - information about suicide and mental illness and the portrayal of these issues in the news media and on stage and screen in Australia.
  • mindhealthconnect - national e-mental health online portal.
  • MindMatters - the national mental health promotion, prevention and early intervention initiative for Australian secondary schools.
  • MindSpot clinic - telephone 1800 61 44 34 - a national clinic that provides free online and telephone assessment and treatment for Australian adults with stress, worry, anxiety, low mood or depression.
  • National Eating Disorders Collaboration (NEDC) - a voluntary collaboration that brings together eating disorders stakeholders and experts in mental health, public health, health promotion, education, research and the media to help develop a nationally consisent approach to eating disorders in Australia.
  • National Health Reform - changes to Australia's health system under the National Health Reform Agreement.
  • National Mental Health Consumer and Carer Forum - the national voice for consumers and carers participating in the development of mental health policy and sector development in Australia.
  • National Mental Health Service Planning Framework (NMHSPF) - developing a population based planning model for mental health.
  • ReachOut.com - a youth mental health service providing practical tools, forums and information in a safe and anonymous online environment.
  • Response Ability - aims to better prepare student teachers and children's services workers in mental health promotion, prevention and early intervention through the use of multi-media packages in Australian tertiary institutions.
  • StigmaWatch - promotes accurate, respectful and sensitive reporting of mental illness and suicide in the media.

Page last reviewed: 14 March 2013