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Student Mental Health and General Wellbeing
  • Bite Back -  An ever-changing space where students can discover ways to amplify the good stuff in life and get their teeth stuck into a bunch of activities!
  • Head Space - Headspace supports young people in every aspect of their lives, such as education, employment and relationships.  If you're aged 12-25 years and going through a tough time headspace can help. There is no issue too small to see us about.
  • eHeadspace - Provides online and telephone support to young people 12 - 25 and their family and friends
  • ICYS Ipswich Community Youth Service - providing vital services to young people in Ipswich and the surrounding communities. If you believe you are in need of our assistance, browse through our services to see if there is a program to suit your needs.
  • Kids Helpline - Provides information and advice for children and young people. This site is linked to the telephone counselling service.
  • Reach Out - Provides information, forums and competitions for young people, with a focus on mental health and issues facing young people today.
  • Better Health Channel - Useful advice and suggestions to help students with health issues and healthy living.
  • Teen Health - A safe, private place for teens who need honest, accurate information and advice about health, emotions and life.
  • Family and Child Connect - for general advice and information, including parents, family members, young people and community members.  Family and Child Connect will talk to you about your worries, and connect you to the right local services that can help you.

 

Bullying

  • Say NO to Bullying - Provides information for students on bullies and their victims, and a range of useful links.
  • Bullying. No way! - Provides a range of useful information to assist students create a learning environment where every student and school community member is safe, supported, respected, valued and free from bullying, violence, harassment and discrimination.
  • Stymie - Stymie allows bystanders to send anonymous notifications to the school, about someone who they believe is being bullied or harmed.  The notification interface allows bystanders to upload evidence like screen shots of Facebook discussions, Snapchats, text messages or instant message conversations and an outline of the incident(s).