Headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to 12-25 year olds, along with assistance in promoting young peoples’ wellbeing. This covers four core areas: mental health, physical health, work and study support; and alcohol and other drug services. The headspace Broome site offers information and support for students as well as families.
Kids Helpline is Australia’s only free, private and confidential phone counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25. The Kids Helpline offers information and support for students, parents and carers.
The Office of the eSafety Commissioner website is committed to helping young people have safe, positive experiences online. The site has information regarding eSafety issues for students, parents and carers.
SDERA helps children and young people make smarter choices by providing a resilience approach to road safety and alcohol and other drugs education. They support school staff, early childhood educators and community agencies with professional learning, resources and state-wide consultancy. The SDERA site has information to support parents and carers ‘start the conversation’ about road safety, alcohol and drugs.
Helping Minds supports anyone who is experiencing mental health distress. This includes both the person that is experiencing mental health issues as well as their family and friends who are providing support both emotionally or practically. Helping Minds understand that talking to someone can be very difficult, but they are there to listen and to provide you with emotional and practical supports that will help find the best solution for all of you.
Anglicare WA in Broome offers relationship counseling and family support.
Reach run workshops to get young people talking. In these workshops Reach breaks down barriers and gives young people the tools and skills to understand themselves and others better. Reach workshops are 100 percent designed and delivered by young people.