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Elanora Heights Public School

Elanora Heights Public School

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Telephone02 9913 7283

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Additional Links

Local Support Organisations:

-       A list of mental health and wellbeing organisations and resources available to parents and students (PDF 348KB)

·       Emotional Health @ Barrenjoey website - setup to help teenages and young adults in the Newport/Avalon area with mental health, however, it is open to anyone. It asks if you need help or someone you know needs help, gives professional services contacts, links to the Avalon Youth Hub and One Eighty's websites - run by young people for young people.

·        Northern Beaches Council
A comprehensive mental health resources guide is available on the Council’s website.
https://www.northernbeaches.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/community-support/mental-health-and-wellbeing

·        Salvation Army
The Salvo’s have a wealth of helpful support services to meet all areas of need.
 https://www.salvationarmy.org.au/need-help/

·        Anglicare - Dee Why: (02) 8774 7467
Anglicare Dee Why are able offer a financial assistance and food to those in need.
https://www.anglicare.org.au/locations/dee-why/

·        Manly Warringah Women’s Resource Centre
Crisis accommodation to women and children escaping domestic violence (up to 3 months) in addition to providing case management to address their complex needs.
http://womensrefuge.org.au/contact/

 

Online Resources:

Parenting In a Pandemic

https://pfsc.psychology.uq.edu.au/parentinginapandemic

Founder of the internationally acclaimed Triple P – Positive Parenting Program, Professor Matthew Sanders is a world-leading parenting expert. In this podcast series, he’ll be answering your questions and providing real, actionable advice to help you steer your household through these uncharted waters. There are 20 Episodes - available across all major podcasting apps.

 

Parenting Strategies.net

http://www.parentingstrategies.net/

Advice and tips for parents in managing depression and anxiety in children in children

 

Reach Out

https://au.reachout.com/

Reach Out provide a vast array of practical e-tools for teens, parents, teachers, and their schools designed at helping develop skills and protective factors for greater resilience and wellbeing.

 

Grow Your Mind 

https://growyourmind.life/pages/gym-podcast

We want to see children, families and teachers with the same awareness of looking after their mental health as they do for their physical health. We discuss topics such as brain awareness, resilience, mindfulness and compassion.

 

Dr. Brene Brown - Podcasts

https://brenebrown.com/podcast/dr-vivek-murthy-and-brene-on-loneliness-and-connection/

Listen to Dr Brene Brown's series of Unlocking Us podcasts, discussing various wellbeing topics, such as Loneliness & Connection with Dr Vivek Murthy.

 

Lucy Foulkes guide on How to Engage With Life When You Feel Down.

https://psyche.co/guides/how-to-engage-with-life-when-you-feel-down

 

Dr Chatterjee - "Everyone has the ability to feel better. I want to help you achieve that."

https://drchatterjee.com/

 

Happy Families Website

https://www.happyfamilies.com.au/blog/support-during-covid19/

Created by Child Psychologist Dr Justin Coulson, Happy Families offers lots of free parenting resources that include blog posts, feature articles, e-books, and podcasts, with particular focus on coping during Covid-19.

Tools and Apps:

Biteback.org.au

https://www.biteback.org.au/

Interactive site for young people to find information, share stories, videos, blogs and interviews on mental health and other topics – such as THANK TANK and MENTAL FITNESS TEST

- THANK TANK (tool for mapping out/remembering the happy things in life)
https://www.biteback.org.au/ThankTank

- MENTAL FITNESS TEST (‘check in’ with yourself to know where you are really ‘at’)
https://www.biteback.org.au/Quiz/MentalFitnessQuiz?IsMFC=true

 

MyCompass.org.au

https://www.mycompass.org.au/?gclid=Cj0KCQjww_f2BRC-ARIsAP3zarEocCi0ybOmup_apQkqwqF5WB-FO0pVUZv5KSxKqLlLicTV0cV2Vv8aAhtUEALw_wcB

Interactive self-help service that aims to promote resilience and wellbeing. Track your moods, write about them and view information and tips.