Support for children and young people

Support for children and young people

During difficult times, maintaining a positive wellbeing can be a challenge.

Children and young people can cope with stress by using positive self-talk, exercise, eating healthy, connecting with their friends and finding ways to enjoy themselves.

Find services and resources available to support all children and young people with their wellbeing.

If your child is immune compromised, please speak with your school principal about support available.

BeYou - Beyond Blue

Information for educators and parents to help young people manage their emotions, access self-regulation.

Helping children and young people manage their emotions is important for fostering positive mental health and wellbeing.

Student Wellbeing Hub

COVID-19 support for students, educators and families.

ReachOut

A list of self-care activities that you can do from home. They’ll help you feel a little better and give you a sense of control during a very uncertain time.

Kids Helpline

Provides emotional support to children and young people.

Phone counselling is available 24/7, call 1800 55 1800.

Young Minds

Tips to support young people to look after their mental health.

World Health Organization

The World Health Organization has developed a flyer on helping children cope with stress during the COVID-19 outbreak.

We have adapted resources to support secondary students to keep mentally healthy.

headspace

Provides youth mental health services for Australians aged 12-25 and information and services for friends and family to support a young person going through a tough time.

This information is to support young people cope with COVID-19 related stress.

Yarn Safe is for Aboriginal young people going through a hard time.

eSafety Commissioner – eSafety young people

Information to keep young people safe online, including resources for cyberbullying.

ReachOut

Support services for culturally and linguistically diverse young people.

Kids Helpline for teens

Mental health information for young people aged 13 to 17 years.

Phone counselling is available 24/7, call 1800 55 1800.

Kids Helpline

Tips for talking about feelings and talking to parents.

Phone counselling is available 24/7, call 1800 55 1800.

Autism Association WA

COVID-19 resources to support clients and families across the pandemic. They include social stories to help children understand COVID-19 and concepts such as mask wearing and having a COVID-19 test.

eSafety Commissioner

Learn how to be an eSafe kid and find help for problems online.