Resources for Students
The College Counsellor
The College counsellor is available every day except Thursdays to support and advise students in dealing with the various dimensions of adolescence, school and family life, and where necessary to refer students and their families to other support agencies. Parents can contact the College Counsellor via the College Office.
There are a number of support services available for students and families below.
Telephone Crisis, Counselling and Support Lines
|Kids Helpline||1800 55 1800|
|Beyond Blue||1300 22 4636|
|Headspace||1800 650 890|
|Parentline||1300 130 052|
headspace provides young people 12-25, and their families, with information, support and advice on general health; mental health and wellbeing; alcohol and other drugs; education, employment and other services. headspace centres around Australia provide young people with access to youth-friendly health professionals and the headspace website has a section devoted to supporting parents and carers.
Kids Helpline: www.kidshelpline.com.au
Kids Helpline is Australia’s only free, private and confidential 24/7 phone and online counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25. The website has excleent resopurces to support young people.
Reach Out: https://au.reachout.com
ReachOut is Australia’s leading online mental health organisation for young people and their parents. Our practical support, tools and tips help young people get through anything from everyday issues to tough times – and the information they offer parents makes it easier for them to help their teenagers.
Student Wellbeing Hub: https://www.studentwellbeinghub.edu.au
The Student Wellbeing Hub has a number of great resources for students and parents that promote student wellbeing. Resources are available for topics such as healthy mind and bodies, making safe and responsible choices, being safe online and the development of respectful relationships.
The Office of the e-Safety Commissioner: https://www.esafety.gov.au
The Office of the eSafety Commissioner co-ordinates and leads the online safety efforts of government, industry and the not-for profit community which includes providing:
- a complaints service for young Australians who experience serious cyberbullying
- identifying and removing illegal online content
- tackling image-based abuse.
The Office also provides excellent resources for specifically for parents (Called iParent) to learn about the digital environment and how to help their children have safe and enjoyable online experiences.
Beyond Blue: https://www.beyondblue.org.au
Provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health. Beyond Blue provides resources and support in the areas of anxiety and depression