Are you doing it tough?

Growing up and going through high school can be a difficult time. If you, or someone you know, needs some extra information, support or just someone to talk to, there are always services available to help:

Headspace – The National Youth Mental Health Foundation

Confidential online counselling, or find a Headspace centre nearby for face-to-face support.

1800 650 890

Kids Helpline

24/7 phone, web or email counselling and support for kids, teens and young adults.

1800 55 1800


Participate in online forums, get info about mental illness and wellbeing and read the stories of other young people reaching out.


Share your own stories online, read about others, find information about mental health, watch videos, read blogs and do mental health activities online.

The Butterfly Foundation

Phone or email support for anyone suffering from or affected by an eating disorder or negative body image.

1800 33 4673 (8am-9pm, Monday-Friday)