Student Matters

Welcome to Your MindMatters Student Matters. Here you will find links to good, reliable websites containing useful information and advice.  Remember it is always best to talk to a trusted adult such as a parent, teacher or counsellor if you are troubled  or if you are worried about a friend.

Websites

ReachOut.com  

Highly Recommended

Help for under 25s with everyday questions, and tools and strategies for coping with tough times. 


Headspace

General and mental health help, including advice about alcohol and other drugs and work and study issues for young people aged 12-25.


Cybersmart

Comprehensive cyber-safety education and awareness for children, young people and parents.


Kids Helpline – Teens

A variety of easy to read fact sheets covering many topics from Ways to deal with Conflict,  through to My friend is thinking about suicide.


thinkuknow.org.au

Cyber safety presentations covering a range of topics including sexting, cyber bullying, online child exploitation, online privacy and importantly what to do when something goes wrong.


Youth Beyond Blue

Brains can have a mind of their own. Is yours making life difficult? Find out why.


Interactive Websites and Social Media

BITE BACK – The Black Dog Institute

A positive psychology program designed to improve the resilience and wellbeing of 12-18 year olds.


Eheadspace

An online counselling service for young people 12-25, with clinical support.


Smiling Mind

A web and app-based meditation program developed by psychologists and educators to help bring mindfulness into your life.


Moodgym

An interactive self-help program that helps users prevent and cope with depression and anxiety.


Student Wellbeing Hub

(Secondary)

G00d resources to help you get the most out of your time at school.

Student Wellbeing Hub

(Primary)

Good resources to help you keep safe, happy, fit and healthy at school.

 


Apps

Breakup Shakeup

Provides ideas for fun, easy things to do to help you cope after a breakup (or when you’ve just lost your motivation?) This app teaches you that planning activities and increasing your social support will help you feel happier and stronger again.


MoodMission

Helps you learn new and better ways of coping with low moods and anxiety.


ReachoutBreathe

Helps reduce physical symptoms of stress and anxiety by slowing down your breathing and your heart rate.


ReachoutWorryTime

A CBT-based app for decreasing worry and anxiety.


Calm

Guided meditation covering anxiety, focus, stress, gratitude and more.


Calm Harm

Provides tasks that help you resist or manage the urge to self harm. (Important note: This app is an aid to treatment but does not replace it).


The Check-in

For anyone who wants to check in with a friend but is concerned about saying the wrong thing or making the situation worse. 


 For more self-help apps go to ReachOut.com tools and apps


 

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