Youth Web Links

Axis Youth Centre Queanbeyan

The Axis Youth Centre is Queanbeyan’s hub of information, entertainment, advice, assistance and referral for all young people in Queanbeyan and surrounds.
www.myspace.com/axisyouthcentre

headspace ACT

headspace ACT provides support, information and assistance for young people aged 12 to 25 years who are experiencing emotional or mental health issues and/or a substance use issue.
http://www.headspace.org.au/headspace-centres/headspace-act

Kids Helpline

Kids Helpline is Australia's only free, private and confidential, telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25.
http://www.kidshelpline.com.au/

Lifeline

Lifeline is a national charity providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services. 
http://www.lifeline.org.au/

ReachOut

ReachOut.com is Australia’s leading online youth mental health service. It’s the perfect place to start if you’re not sure where to look. Every year it helps hundreds of thousands of young Australians with information support and stories on everything from finding your motivation, through to getting through really tough times.
http://au.reachout.com/

beyondblue

Beyondblue is working to reduce the impact of depression and anxiety in the community by raising awareness and understanding, empowering people to seek help, and supporting recovery, management and resilience.
http://www.beyondblue.org.au/

Links to Learning

Links to Learning is a targeted program implemented by the NSW Department of Education and Communities to improve outcomes for young people and focuses on effective transitions for at risk young people. 
https://www.det.nsw.edu.au/eas/youth/

SANE Australia – Eating Disorders Fact-Sheet

SANE promotes understanding of mental illness through an award-winning range of education products and services for those affected, their family and friends, health professionals and the general community
http://www.sane.org/information/factsheets-podcasts/179-eating-disorder

Cyber Safety Solutions

 A list of eResources for Cyber Safety and Cyber Bullying.
http://www.cybersafetysolutions.com.au/resources.shtml

Sexual Health and Family Planning ACT

Operating in Canberra for over 35 years, Sexual Health and Family Planning ACT (SHFPACT) Inc is a strong & vibrant health promotion charity delivering sexual and reproductive health clinical services, health promotion, vocational training and clinical training services including schools education and disability services.
www.shfpact.org.au

Alcohol: Celebrations and Supply

This pamphlet offers parents practical suggestions for hosting celebrations. It also provides information on laws about the supply of alcohol to young people, drinking and driving and proof of age.
http://www.schools.nsw.edu.au/learning/yrk12focusareas/druged/parents/index.php

Alcohol and Other Drugs – Information and Resources

This site features information, advice and forums for young people dealing with alcohol, party drugs and other drugs.
http://au.reachout.com/Tough-Times/Alcohol-and-other-drugs

Druginfo @ your library

A wealth of information for teenagers and young people including an A to Z listing of common drugs.
http://www.druginfo.sl.nsw.gov.au/

Aboriginal Legal Service

The ALS helps to assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men, women and children through representation in court, advice and information, and referral to further support services.
http://www.alsnswact.org.au/