9 - 17 October, 2021

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1800RESPECT

1800RESPECT is a national counselling service for those experiencing sexual assault or domestic and family violence.

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2Spirits

2Spirits is a program devoted to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Intersex, Queer, Sistergirl and Brotherboys. The program offers support services including health promotion, forums, peer education, referrals and more. They also provide links to community support groups in Brisbane and Cairns.

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Act-Belong-Commit

Act-Belong-Commit is an online campaign and app encouraging people to take action to protect and promote their own mental wellbeing.

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Action for Happiness Australia

Action for Happiness Australia’s mission is to create a happier and more compassionate society by helping individuals and communities take practical action to improve their own wellbeing and make others happier too.

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Arafmi

Arafmi offer a range of resources including NDIS support services and carer counseling.

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Autism Games

Autism Games provides free, online games to assist children with moderate to severe autism to develop independent living skills.

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Baby Steps

Baby Steps is an online program that aims to enhance the wellbeing of new mums and dads and help them adjust to parenthood.

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Beacon

Beacon is a portal to online applications for mental and physical disorders

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Beyond Blue: relaxation exercises

Learning to relax can take a bit of practice. Beyond Blue have a range of free, downloadable MP3 files to help you get started with breathing exercises, progressive muscle relaxtion, and guided visualisations. Save them to your phone or computer to use at any time.

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Beyond Blue

Beyond Blue provides telephone, online, and email counselling for people going through a tough time.

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BeyondNow

BeyondNow involves creating a safety plan that the user can work through when they’re experiencing suicidal thoughts, feelings, distress or crisis.

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BITE BACK

BITE BACK uses positive psychology activities to improve resilience and wellbeing in young people aged 12-18.

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Blue Knot Foundation

Blue Knot Foundation is the leading national organisation working to improve the lives of Australian adults who have experienced childhood trauma and abuse.

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BluePages

BluePages provides information about depression and its treatment

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Breakup Shakeup

Breakup Shakeup is a behavioural activation app that provides fun, easy activities to do to help young people cope after a breakup.

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Butterfly Foundation for Eating Disorders

The Butterfly Foundation runs a free education, support, counselling and referral service for anyone needing guidance with an eating disorder experience.

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Cancer Counselling Service

The Cancer Counselling Service offers telephone counselling for anyone in Queensland diagnosed with or affected by cancer.

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CanTeen

A website and online service providing peer support, information, and eCounselling to young people (12-25) dealing with cancer.

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Carer Gateway

Carer gateway has a wide variety of helpful resources for carers. They provide useful guides, advice, phone support, and more. There is also information about financial support and respite.

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Carers Queensland

Carers Queensland work to advocate for equal rights, opportunities, and enhanced outcomes for families. They have many resources available for carers including NDIS support, disability support, advocacy services, and more.

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Centre for Clinical Interventions

A specialist psychosocial research, training, supervision and clinical service of the WA state government.

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Check-in

The Check-in app is for anyone who wants to check in with a friend but is concerned about saying the wrong thing or making the situation worse. By following four simple steps, you can easily plan how you will approach the person you care about, what you will say, and how you will offer your support.

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Chilled Plus Online

Chilled Plus Online teaches 7 to 17 year olds, who have anxiety and depression, creative ways to manage emotions and accomplish goals.

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Dad in Progress

To help new dads navigate the ups and downs of becoming a father, Movember has launched a podcast, Dad in Progress. The podcast aims to help dads deal with some of the stress they feel by listening to the experiences of other men in a similar situation.

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Dear Mind

Dear Mind is a government initiative aiming to improve the mental wellbeing of Queenslanders. On this page you can find ideas for mental wellbeing activities and other mental health resources.

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Diverse Voices

Diverse Voices offers peer to peer telephone, web chat and referral services for the LGBTIQ+ community.

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e-couch

e-couch provides free self-help modules for depression, anxiety, divorce/separation and loss/bereavement

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eCentreClinic

The eCentreClinic develops and tests free online treatment courses for people with depression, anxiety, and other health conditions including chronic pain.

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eheadspace

eheadspace is an online and telephone service that supports young people aged 12-25 and their families going through a tough time.

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Embrace: Knowledge Hub

Embrace Multicultural Mental Health provides a national focus on mental health and suicide prevention for people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds. On this page you can search their national database for resources and information on multicultural mental health and suicide prevention.

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Embrace: Multilingual information

Embrace Multicultural Mental Health provides a national focus on mental health and suicide prevention for people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds. On this page, they have a number of fact sheets on common mental health concerns which have been translated into different languages.

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Emerging Minds

Emerging Minds is an organisation dedicated to advancing the mental health and emotional wellbeing of Australian infants, children, adolescents and their families. On their website, you can access free training, practice guides, webinars, tools, information and news.

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Finding My Way

Finding My Way is an online self-help coping program that offers information, suggestions, and support for those who have recently been diagnosed with a cancer.

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Gambling Help Online

Gambling Help Online provides telephone, online, and email counselling, as well as support and information, for identifying and dealing with problem gambling.

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Headspace: free 10-minute guided meditation

Relax your mind and body with this free, 10-minute guided meditation for focus and relaxation.

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Head to Health

Head to Health is the easy way to find mental health and wellbeing information, support, and services from Australia’s leading health providers, in one place.

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Healthier. Happier.

Healthier. Happier. is all about change and making Queensland the healthiest state.

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High Res

High Res is an eToolbox and app to help serving and ex-serving Australian Defence Force members and their families cope with stress, build resilience, and bounce back.

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iBobbly

iBobbly is an app to promote wellbeing and suicide prevention for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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Kids Helpline

Kids Helpline is Australia’s only national 24/7 telephone, online counselling and support service for young people aged between 5 and 25 years.

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Lifeline

Lifeline is a crisis support and suicide prevention phone and online chat service.

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MATES – Industry Based Suicide Prevention

MATES is a charity established in 2008 to reduce the high level of suicide among Australian construction workers. They provide suicide prevention through community development programs on sites, and by supporting workers in need through case management and a 24/7 help line.

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Mates4Mates

Mates4Mates is one of the country’s leading charities providing physical, psychological and social support services to the Defence community. They provide services including physical and psychological support and rehabilitation.

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MensLine

MensLine Australia is a professional telephone, online support, and information service for Australian men.

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Mental Health Online

Mental Health Online offers an array of assessment and treatment programs for mental health disorders.

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Mentally Healthy City Townsville

The Mentally Healthy City (MHC) project aims to help the people of Townsville flourish and thrive as a community by heightening the focus on mental wellness and through assisting individuals and organisations to better support those people. Their website has lots of information, and a mental health & wellbeing services directory.

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Mind the Bump

Mind the Bump is a Mindfulness Meditation App to help individuals and couples support their mental and emotional wellbeing in preparation for having a baby.

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Mindfully

Mindfully is a podcast that aims to make mindfulness accessible. Join Sydney Swans legend Brett Kirk as he teams up with the experts in Mindfulness, Smiling Mind, to show you how you can use mindfulness in different areas of your life, to find a calmer and happier you.

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MindSpot Clinic

The MindSpot Clinic is a free online and telephone service for adults with depression or anxiety.

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MoodGYM

MoodGym is a free, online cognitive behaviour therapy program for depression and anxiety

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MoodMission

MoodMission is an app based on cognitive behavioural therapy designed to help individuals overcome low moods and anxiety by discovering new and better ways of coping.

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MoodPrism

MoodPrism is an app that helps individuals learn about their mood by transforming daily mood reports into a summary of their emotional health.

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Transcultural Mental Health Centre Multilingual Resources

TMHC has produced a variety of resources about wellbeing and mental health in a wide range of community languages. These are available for free online.

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My QuitBuddy

My QuitBuddy is an app to support all smokers to quit, featuring tips, distraction tools and an interactive community forum

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myCompass

myCompass offers an online interactive self-help CBT service for people suffering from depression, anxiety and stress.

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My Digital Health

My Digital Health is an e-mental health information site for consumers, healthcare professionals, and researchers with a number of programs available.

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New Roots

New Roots is an app to support and build the health and wellbeing of men from Arabic, Farsi and Tamil-speaking backgrounds, who have recently arrived in Australia.

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NewAccess

NewAccess provides assessment and up to six face-to-face or phone sessions with a NewAccess coach to help tackle everyday pressures.

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OCD and Anxiety Helpline

The OCD and Anxiety Helpline provides support, information, and referrals to those with anxiety disorders and their families, carers, and mental health care providers.

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OnTrack

OnTrack is a suite of web-based programs providing interactive self-help tools, resources and fact sheets for people experiencing a range of issues.

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Open Minds

Open Minds operates in Queensland and northern New South Wales. They offer NDIS and non-NDIS support services through a range of programs.

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Open Arms

Open Arms is a website and app to assist the veteran community learn about suicide prevention and help those at risk.

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PANDA

PANDA is a perinatal depression phone counselling and referral service, and they also provide education services to health professionals and the wider community.

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Parenting Strategies: Preventing Adolescent Alcohol Misuse

Parenting Strategies: Preventing Adolescent Alcohol Misuse is an online program providing strategies to help parents protect their children from alcohol problems.

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Parentline

Parentline provides telephone and online counselling, information, and support for parents and carers of children.

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Partners in Parenting

Partners in Parenting is a research study designed to empower parents to make sense of adolescence and parent their teenager with confidence.

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Pregnancy, Birth and Baby

Pregnancy, Birth and Baby is a national service providing support and information for expecting parents and parents of children, from birth to 5 years of age.

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PTSD Coach Australia

PTSD Coach Australia is an app that helps people understand and manage the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder.

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QLife

QLife hosts a national telephone and web-based counselling and referral service for LGBTI people.

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QLife: Peer-to-Peer support

QLife provides anonymous, LGBTIQ+ peer support and referral for people in Australia wanting to talk about a range of issues including sexuality, identity, gender, bodies, feelings or relationships. QLife services are free and include both telephone and webchat support, delivered by trained LGBTI community members across the country.

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Quit Calculator

The Quit Calculator calculates the amount currently spent on smoking, and the time it would take to reach a savings goal set by the user if they were to quit.

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QuitCoach

QuitCoach is an online program that delivers personalised feedback and smoking cessation advice based on principles of cognitive-behaviour therapy.

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Quitline

Quitline provides telephone coaching for those wishing to quit smoking. It also includes a call-back service where users can book a time for Quit to call them.

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Ray’s Night Out

Ray’s Night Out is a game designed to help youth increase their awareness of their drinking limits and promote safer drinking practices.

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Reach Out

ReachOut.com helps under 25s with everyday questions and helps through tough times. Visit now to get the tools you need to make life easier.

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ReachOut Breathe App

The ReachOut Breathe App is designed to help reduce the physical symptoms of stress and anxiety by slowing down your heart rate with your mobile phone.

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ReachOut Orb

ReachOut Orb is an interactive game designed to engage Year 9 and 10 students in the tools and strategies that can improve their wellbeing.

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ReachOut Parents

ReachOut Parents provides information, tools and resources to help parents and carers support the 12-18 year-olds in their family environment.

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ReachOut WorryTime App

ReachOut WorryTime App aims to help control everyday stress and anxiety by giving you a place to store worries, and alerting you when it’s time to think about them.

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Recharge

Recharge is a six-week program aiming to improve mood and energy levels by establishing a good sleep/wake routine.

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RFDS: Mental Health and Wellbeing

The Royal Flying Doctor Service operates multiple mental health programs for people in rural and remote areas.

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Richmond Fellowship Queensland

RFQ offers a number of services for those affected by mental ill-health. They have programs that can offer NDIS support, housing support, residential aged care support and more.

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Samaritans Crisis Line

Anonymous, non-judgemental, non-religious emotional support and counselling over the phone.

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SANE – Carers and Lived Experience forums

SANE – Carers and Lived Experience forums are moderated forums providing peer-to-peer support for those experiencing or caring for someone with a mental illness.

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Smiling Mind

Smiling Mind is a website and app teaching Mindfulness Meditation to young people and adults.

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Stay Strong App

The Stay Strong App is a therapist-guided app for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients with wellbeing concerns, chronic disease, or substance misuse problems.

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Suicide Call Back Service

The Suicide Call Back Service provides free nationwide professional telephone and online counselling for anyone affected by suicide.

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The BRAVE Program

BRAVE is a free online program for the prevention and treatment of anxiety in Australian young people aged 8-17 years, and their parents.

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thedesk

thedesk provides online tools, quizzes, information, and forums to promote mental and physical health and wellbeing in students.

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This Way Up

This Way Up is an online, clinician assisted or self-help treatment program for depression and anxiety.

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Triple P Online

Triple P Online is an 8 module online parenting course providing tools, strategies and tips for managing behaviour and creating a happier family life.

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Veterans & Veterans Families Counselling Service

Open Arms provides a free crisis counselling telephone service for members of the veteran and ex-service community.

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Volunteering Queensland

Find volunteer opportunities near you that suit your passions and abilities.

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What Were We Thinking!

WWWT is a program that provides information for mothers and fathers in the early months of parenting.

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Wheel of Wellbeing

The Wheel of Wellbeing program helps communities and individuals build skills and raise awareness about improving mental health and wellbeing.

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Yarns Heal

Yarns Heal is a suicide prevention campaign for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and LGBTIQ+ Sistergirl and Brotherboy community. On their website, they have campaign videos, posters, and links to other support services.

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