Useful links and contacts

Local Services for Young People

PULSE Youth Centre

PULSE offers counselling, information and referral for young people aged 12 to 24 years.  PULSE also has a Youth Access Area with computers and internet access, recreational activities and group facilities.

2 Terry Street, Glenorchy

Phone: 6166 1420

Email: pulse@dhhs.tas.gov.au

Web: www.beanbag.com.au/pulse

PULSE Youth Centre 6166 1420

 

The Link Youth Health Centre

The LInk is a free, confidential service for young Tasmanians aged 12 to 24, dealing with issues such as drug use, pregnancy, housing, nutrition, sex and health.

57 Liverpool Street, Hobart

Phone: 6231 2927

Email: healthhelp@thelink.org.au

Web: www.thelink.org.au

Some useful Web sites for young people and others

Headroom – www.headroom.net.au - has lots of resources for 6-12 year olds, 12-18 year olds, parents and professionals. Based in South Australia.

Headspace – www.headspace.org.au - provides mental and health wellbeing support, information and services to young people and their families across Australia.

Reachout – www.reachout.com.au - can help you by improving your understanding of the issues that relate to your mental healthand wellbeing and providing information to better understand other people's experiences. Reach Out also has information on how you can get the best help from services, as well as opportunities for you to connect with other young people like you.

Bullying No Way! - www.bullyingnoway.com.au - a comprehensive Australian Web site for students and professionals of all ages to provide a nationwide resource of State and Territory approaches to minimising bullying, harassment and violence.

It's Alright - http://www.itsallright.org - a youth oriented site focussed on helping youth understand mental health issues for themselves and their families.

Primarily for parents, Carers and Professionals

ABCD Parenting Young Adolescents – www.abcdparenting.org - for everyone interested or involved in the ABCs of parenting teenagers. Whether you are a parent or a professional, you will find additional helpful tips and ideas.

Beyond Blue - www.beyondblue.org.au - a great site for information about depression.

Child and Youth Health – www.cyh.com - an excellent general health web site, for information relevant to all ages.

COPMI (Children of Parents with Mental Illness) - www.copmi.net.au - provides a range of resources and materials to assist kids, youth, parents and professionals to deal with mental health issues within the family.

Drug Information (Australian Government Drug Campaign – www.drugs.health.gov.au - be informed, up front and honest, with your kids using accurate and authoritative information about drug use

Raising Children – www.raisingchildren.net.au - is a very comprehensive web site with a wide variety of tip sheets and excellent, well researched  parenting advice, focusing on age ranges 0-7yrs.

Mostly for kids!

Kids Helpline – www.kidshelpline.com.au - supporting children and adolescents dealing with stress + info to access the Child and Youth Helpline.