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Websites for Students
The following links are really useful websites that might offer you some support, advice and information regarding a whole range of issues facing young people:
headspace - National Youth Mental Health Foundation.
headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to 12-25 year olds.
Australia's only free, confidential and anonymous, 24-hour telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between five and 18. Sometimes you have to wait a while, so please be patient. Phone 1800 551 800 or Visit the Website, where there is on-line counselling.
Probably the best site you will find covering everything there is about the issues facing young people today. It has tips, stories, interactive pages, profiles and more.
Child and Youth Health
Follow this site to find links and information regarding a wide range of health issues facing young people. This site is maintained by the South Australian Health Department.
Better Health Channel
Follow this site to find links and information regarding a wide range of health issues and medical information. This site is maintained by the Victorian Health Department.
Youth Advocacy Centre
Youth Advocacy Centre is a Brisbane based, free legal service for young people. Its topics link covers a wide range of legal issues facing young people.
YBBlue is the young persons' version of Beyond Blue, the National Depression Initiative. It is packed with tip sheets regarding depression, anxiety, stress and a whole range of associated issues facing young people's emotional health.
From Australian National University, this self directed, interactive site is a self-directed program to enable young people learn skills to cope with many of the problems people face and to understand and manage their emotions more effectively.
The website dedicated to providing legal information to young people in Australia taking into account state law differences.
Acknowledgement of Country
The Ignatius Park College Community would like to humbly acknowledge the Wulgurukaba peoples on whose land our College is located, as well as the Bindal peoples on whose land many of us live and travel across daily. We respectfully thank the elders of this traditional land both past and present for guiding us through the journey of time to where we are today.