Wellbeing incorporates the mental, physical, social, emotional and spiritual dimensions of a person underpinned by the acquisition of moral values.
Better Health Channel
Beyond Blue – beyondblue aims to reduce the impact of depression and anxiety in the community by raising awareness and understanding, empowering people to seek help, and supporting recovery, management and resilience
Centre for Community Child Health – a wide range of high-quality and evidence-based resources for parents and the many professionals that work with families and children.
Child and Adolescent Psychological and Educational Resources – for students, teachers, researchers and other professionals interested in research and practical resources relating to children, adolescents and families. Particular focus is given to issues relating to peer relationships, including bullying, as well as stress and wellbeing.
headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to 12–25 year olds. The service is designed to make it as easy as possible for a young person and their family to get the help they need for problems affecting their wellbeing. This covers four core areas: mental health, physical health, work and study support, and alcohol and other drug services.
Jesuit Social Services – community social service programs that provide assistance to vulnerable children and families and to young people who are at risk of homelessness and suicide. Parenting Australia and Sole mates (for single parents) are two of the service programs offered.
Kids Helpline – a telephone and online counselling and support service for young people aged between 5 and 25 years – 1800 55 1800.
Kidsmatter is an Australian mental health and wellbeing initiative that helps schools and families work together to teach children skills for good social and emotional development, and to recognise and get help for children with mental health problems.
MacKillop Family Services is a Catholic welfare agency working to foster hope in every person by awakening them to an appreciation of their self-worth.
Mental health and wellbeing website – Australian Government Department of Health
MindMatters – MindMatters is a mental health initiative for secondary schools that aims to improve the mental health and wellbeing of young people.
National Association for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect
Office of the Children's eSafety Commissioner – online safety education for Australian children and young people.
Royal Children’s Hospital – Kids Health Info Factsheets
Seasons Loss and Grief Program
For more information related to student wellbeing, please contact Student Wellbeing at MACS on 03 9267 0228.