Talking to children about natural disasters, traumatic events, or worries about the future
COVID-19 Pregnancy and Early Parenting Support Helpline
In response to COVID-19, Canberra Health Services has set up a new support line to help Canberra families. Families can call the Pregnancy and Early Parenting Support line on 51241775 for enquiries and support about pregnancy, early parenting concerns, child and family health, physiotherapy and nutrition services.
Australia has been weathering more than its fair share of emergencies of late and children will be feeling it just as adults are. Cumulative stress may be taking its toll and some children will be exhibiting behaviour that can become an additional worry for parents. Read more from Community Services #1 Wellness Hub, Supporting children in times of crisis.
An easy tool for kids under the age of 7 to better understand COVID-19 titled, COVIBOOK. It is available in multiple languages.
Support for young people about coping with COVID-19 stress from Head Space.
MIEACT is very excited to launch our new interactive digital Mental Health Program for 10 to 14 year olds.
A perfect fit for current online classroom delivery to address the mental health concerns of our young people right now.
FREE for all schools and students across Canberra.
Parentline ACT offers free confidential counselling services to parents and carers by telephone and ZOOM.
The telephone counselling service is operating, and they also have a Facebook and website keeping the community updated about their service. You can ring 6287 3833, or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org