Support services and resources

Support services and resources

There are many resources available to support you and your children to maintain a positive sense of wellbeing.

These include general information, tips on talking to your children about COVID-19, strategies to support children cope with their anxiety and parenting resources.

 

Emerging minds

Provides a selection of resources to assist parents and carers to support their children reduce worry and distress during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, including:

Student wellbeing hub

Provides information and advice about important topics like bullying, online safety, communicating with your child and the school.

Telethon Kids Institute

A range of resources to support parents have conversations with their children, family and friends.

Health Direct

A range of infographics and videos on how to reduce risk, guidance on isolation and general information on coronavirus (COVID-19).

Healthy WA

Information on hand hygiene. Available in different languages.

Redcross

Poster outlining simple steps to protect yourself and help prevent the spread. This is available in community languages

National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation

Information on hand hygiene developed for Aboriginal people.

Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services Ltd

Poster for COVID-19 advice.

Telethon Kids Institute

A guide to help navigate coronavirus and explain its impact to your kids.

Australian Psychological Society

The Australian Psychological Society has provided this resource to assist parents, caregivers and teachers tips on how to talk to children and young people cope with tragic events.

SchoolTV

A video presented by Dr Michael Carr-Greg informing parents so they can reassure their children and dispel any myths about coronavirus.

Beyond Blue

For more information watch Beyond Blue’s video on talking to your children.

Black Dog Institute

Information for parents on how to reassure your child during this time.

Generation Next

Top 10 questions on how to talk to your children.

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NIDS)

AUSLAN video and frequently asked questions explaining COVID-19.

Every Australian Counts

Information for students with disability and their families. It has videos, posters and multi-language factsheets.

Beyond Blue

Children 6-12

Children 13+

Mental Health Commission

Information for Aboriginal people on building resilience as part of the Strong Spirit Strong Minds program.

Australian Psychological Society

Information for families on how to cope with anxiety during this time.

Beyond Blue

Information for parents on how to support young people manage emotions and stress.

WA Health

WA Health has developed an information sheet on guidance on isolation and coronavirus (COVID-19).

Australian Psychological Society

Information on how to maintain positive mental health during social isolation.

GPs Can

Information for parents on how to make a healthy space for your family during this time.

General information for parents on how to manage school during this time.

Health Direct

Information on how to manage grief and loss.

Trauma & Grief Network

Information and resources to support your children with their experiences of grief and loss.

Beyond Blue

Information to support your children with their experiences of grief and loss.

Raising Children Network

Raising Children Network is an Australian parenting resource to support families grow and thrive. It provides information tailored to different ages and stages of parenting.

A range of resources to support you and your family understand and manage coronavirus (COVID-19).

Triple P

Triple P gives parents simple tips to help manage the big and small problems of family life and build stronger relationships.

Australian Childhood Foundation

Strategies on how to stay connected with our children during this time.