Useful information for both students and families can be located below:

Students

Find information and tools to keep well during isolation.

Resources for wellbeing

Headspace – how to deal with stress related to COVID19

https://headspace.org.au/young-people/how-to-cope-with-stress-related-to-covid-19/

Black Dog Institute – 10 tips for managing anxiety through COVID19

https://www.blackdoginstitute.org.au/news/10-tips-for-managing-anxiety-during-covid-19/

ReachOut – coping during COVID19

https://au.reachout.com/collections/coping-during-coronavirus

Smiling Mind – how mindfulness can help during COVID19

https://blog.smilingmind.com.au/how-mindfulness-can-help-during-coronavirus

The Butterfly Foundation – COVID19; tips and advice for people with an eating disorder

https://butterfly.org.au/covid-19-tips-advice-for-people-with-an-eating-disorder/

Kids Helpline – your guide to everything novel COVID19

https://kidshelpline.com.au/coronavirus

Remote Learning

Black Dog Institute – working from home checklist

https://www.blackdoginstitute.org.au/news/working-from-home-a-checklist-to-support-your-mental-health-during-coronavirus/?fbclid=IwAR0-B7acHgIosoc8fIS_hgP77MwD-EY3P_AlOGX2gNE0DGxu1pmlmQ9KNFo

ReachOut – stressed about stydy during COVID19

https://au.reachout.com/collections/stressed-about-study-during-coronavirus

eSafety Commissioner – staying safe online

https://www.esafety.gov.au/young-people

Safe Relationships and Domestic Violence

Youth Affairs Council Victoria – resources for young people experiencing family violence during COVID19

https://www.yacvic.org.au/blog/covid-19-family-and-domestic-violence

With RESPECT – COVID19 and family violence for LGBTQI+ people

https://www.withrespect.org.au/community/covid-19

What’s ok at home? – domestic violence resource centre website for young people

https://woah.org.au/Safe

Safe Steps – 24/7 family violence support

https://www.safesteps.org.au/

Digital Mental Health Support

Eheadspace – internet chat, email or phone support

https://headspace.org.au/eheadspace/

QLife – online chat counselling for LGBTI people

https://qlife.org.au/

Bite Back – online activities and education around positive psychology

https://www.biteback.org.au/

MoodGYM – online program to teach cognitive behaviour therapy skills

https://moodgym.com.au/

TeenSTRONG – online course for teens transitioning to adulthood

https://thiswayup.org.au/courses/the-teen-mental-health-course/

The Brave Program – prevention, intervention and treatment of anxiety in young people

 

Parents

Find support to look after yourself and your family.

Support to Keep Well

Beyond Blue

https://coronavirus.beyondblue.org.au/

Black Dog Institute

https://www.blackdoginstitute.org.au/news/10-tips-for-managing-anxiety-during-covid-19/

Head to Health

https://www.headtohealth.gov.au/covid-19-support/covid-19-support

Mindspot

https://mindspot.org.au/assets/pdf/10_Tips_for_Coping_with_Infectious_Diseases.pdf

Red Cross

https://www.redcross.org.au/stories/covid-19/covid-19-wellbeing

This Way Up

https://thiswayup.org.au/covid-19/

Supporting your teenager

Raising Children – talking with teens about physical distancing and self isolation

https://raisingchildren.net.au/guides/coronavirus-covid-19-guide/coronavirus-talking-about-distancing-and-isolation-teens

Red Cross – Defusing family conflict

https://www.redcross.org.au/stories/covid-19/covid-19-and-family-conflict

Triple P Parenting – parenting during COVID19

https://www.triplep-parenting.net.au/vic-uken/hot-parenting-topics/my-child/parenting-during-covid-19/

Child Mind Institute – supporting teenagers during the COVID19 crisis

https://childmind.org/article/supporting-teenagers-and-young-adults-during-the-coronavirus-crisis/

Support for Remote Learning

Department of Education and Training – learning from home: Information for parents

https://education.vic.gov.au/parents/learning/Pages/home-learning.aspx

Reach Out – Your teen, study stress and COVID 19

https://parents.au.reachout.com/collections/your-teen-study-stress-and-coronavirus?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=MKTG%20Schools%20April%202020_Coronavirus_Unopened_AJ&utm_content=MKTG%20Schools%20April%202020_Coronavirus_Unopened_AJ+CID_a1a2763be454284b321773063d493edd&utm_source=emailCM&utm_term=Access%20the%20resources

eSafety – COVID19 information for remote learning and online safety: 5 steps to keep students safe during online learning

https://www.esafety.gov.au/about-us/blog/covid-19-5-steps-keep-students-safe-during-online-learning