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 services can be accessed through headspace centres, online counselling service eheadspace, and postvention suicide support program headspace School Support.Visit Link
Developed in 2001 by Betty Kitchener AM and Professor Tony Jorm, Mental Health First Aid Australia is a national not-for-profit organisation focused on mental health training and research. MHFA Australia develops, evaluates and provides a variety of training programs and courses:
– Evidence-based MHFA courses which teach mental health first aid strategies to members of the public.Visit Link
– Instructor Training Courses which train and accredit suitable individuals to deliver these MHFA courses to communities and workplaces across Australia.
The Black Dog Institute is a not-for-profit organisation and world leader in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mood disorders such as depression and bipolar disorder.
The organisation brings together the strength of a medical research institute and a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to improving the lives of people affected by poor mental health.
With representatives across the country, our primary focus is the development and dissemination of the knowledge needed to understand, prevent and treat the significant mental health challenges facing the world. All our work is based on scientific and clinical evidence and we always incorporate the voice of lived experience. We aim to significantly reduce the incidence of mental illness and suicide, remove the stigma and empower all people to live the most mental healthy life possible.Visit Link