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.
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.
Kids Helpline is Australia's only free, private and confidential, telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25.
Lifeline is a national charity providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services.
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.
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.
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.
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
Cyber Safety Solutions
A list of eResources for Cyber Safety and Cyber Bullying.
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.
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.
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.
Druginfo @ your library
A wealth of information for teenagers and young people including an A to Z listing of common drugs.
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.