I’m a parent of teens and I’m looking for…
Phone or online counselling
There are helplines you and your teens can call. They are free and confidential. Many helplines will chat via online messaging, text messaging and email, as well as over the phone.
Dolly’s Dream in partnership with TIACS provides a free support service. Call or text 0488 881 033 to connect with a trained mental health professional. The line operates seven days a week – 9am-5pm daily and 9am-9pm Tuesday. If the team are on other calls, please leave a message and your call will be returned.
Suicide Call Back Service is a 24-hour, nationwide service that provides free phone and online counselling to people who are feeling suicidal, are worried about someone, or have lost someone to suicide.
Counselling or support in person
headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to 12 to 25-year-olds. headspace centres act as a one-stop shop for young people who need help with mental health, physical health (including sexual health), alcohol and other drugs, or work and study support.
Help to remove cyber bullying material
Advice about our rights
Information about bullying, cyber safety and parenting
Many parents feel teaching their kids about online safety is important, but they don’t quite know how to go about it. To help make your life a little easier, we’ve done the research and pulled together the most trusted information from around the internet about online safety and bullying.
The National Centre Against Bullying (NCAB), an initiative of the Alannah & Madeline Foundation, is a peak body working to advise and inform the Australian community on the issue of childhood bullying and the creation of safe schools and communities, including the issue of cyber safety.