Online information and support
Provides support, recovery and educational services to people and families living with anxiety.
No age restrictions. Provides information on mental health problems that can develop following trauma, including post-traumatic stress disorder and other anxiety disorders, and advice on seeking help and treatment for these problems.
Age range: 12-18. A space where young people can check out real life stories and discover ways to amplify the good stuff in life. It involves positive psychology-based activities, quizzes, information, videos, blogs and competitions.
No age restrictions. Provides information on treatments for depression based on the latest scientific evidence. BluePages also offers symptoms quizzes for depression and anxiety, a depression search engine, and links to other helpful resources.
Age range: 18+. A moderated online community for people experiencing a wide range of mental health concerns including depression or anxiety, their friends and carers, and for those who are concerned that they may have depression or anxiety and want some support. The hope is that this bulletin board will enable people to reach out and both offer and receive help and know they are not alone.
Access to trusted, relevant mental health care services, online programs and resources.
Age range: 14-24. A range of mental health issues faced by young people. Information and stories, online forums and blog, youth involvement.
Phone 1300 273 266 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Provides accessible evidence-based information, support and treatment for people who are experiencing anxiety, depression, benzodiazepine or analgesic dependency and related problems. Services include information and telephone support (Australia wide), education and training for health professionals, providing secondary consultation in the benzodiazepine program, and community awareness and education.
Age range: 18+. Online assessment, self-help and therapist-assisted treatment, cognitive behaviour therapy for Generalised anxiety disorder, Social anxiety disorder, Panic disorder, Post-traumatic stress disorder and Obsessive compulsive disorder.
Provides information on anxiety and treatment. Also has youth-specific information.
Provides information about anxiety and the treatment options available.
A free online program for the prevention and treatment of anxiety in Australian children and young people aged 8–17 years, and their parents. This program aims to teach young people the skills they need to reduce anxiety and to cope with stressful situations.
Age range: 18+ (with separate courses for older adults aged 60+). A not-for-profit initiative of the Centre for Emotional Health at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. This internet-based research clinic develops and tests state-of-the-art, free online treatment courses for people with symptoms of worry, anxiety (including OCD and PTSD), stress, depression, low mood and other health conditions, including chronic pain.
Designed for 16+ but has been used with younger adolescents. A self-help interactive program with modules for depression, generalised anxiety and worry, social anxiety, relationship breakdown, and loss and grief. It provides evidence-based information and teaches strategies drawn from cognitive, behavioural and interpersonal therapies as well as relaxation and physical activity.
A national online and telephone assessment and treatment service for adults with anxiety or depression. Offers online and telephone screening assessments and effective treatment courses that people can do online or with telephone support from a trained therapist. The service is free.
Designed for ages 15-25, but has also been found effective for adults. This free, fun, interactive program consists of a number of different modules that aim to help identify and overcome problem emotions and show how to develop good coping skills for the future.
Age range: 18+. An interactive self-help service that aims to promote resilience and wellbeing for all Australians. myCompass is a guide to good mental health – it points you in the right direction. You can track your moods, write about them and view information and tips. You can also choose to do one of the modules designed to help you manage mild to moderate stress, anxiety and depression. This is a self-help resources via mobile or computer.
Provides information about social anxiety, treatment options, psychologists around Australia who treat social anxiety, group therapy and workshops, support groups, articles, resources and links to other sites.