Websites for young people
The Reach Out site is an all in one resource page. It explores a variety of topics including friends, relationships, alcohol and drugs, anxiety and depression, loss and grief, school and moving out of home.
Kids Helpline offers free online counselling for young people up to 25 years of age, as well as resources and information on various topics including accessing phone counselling.
Love: The good, the bad and the ugly is a website that provides dating, relationship and sexual advice. It aims to assist young people in managing relationship issues. It includes real stories and quizzes.
Bursting the Bubble is designed to offer young people assistance and support for abuse in the home environment.
The YouthLaw site has useful and up to date information about your legal rights. Look here if you need legal advice or assistance.
Concerned about your health or the health of someone you know? Or are you just interested in finding out about general health topics and places where you could go to get extra support, resources or assistance? The Centre for Adolescent Health is a great resource.
The Youth Substance Abuse Service (YSAS) site has lots of information on about drug and alcohol use. It also outlines the services that YSAS offers young people.
Youth Connexions is a youth information, support and referral centre based at Centro Box Hill and is open from 1-5pm each weekday. The centre offers a comfortable and supportive environment for young people to find information and seek assistance on most issues affecting them. Specialist services include internet access, resume writing, employment assistance, private rental listings and advice on accommodation options, drug and alcohol counselling and friendly youth support workers.