Updated advice for parents from the Department of Education and Training (DET)
Updated information for the community from the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus
Parenting Ideas: Coronavirus Support – Does your parenting rule book still apply?https://www.parentingideas.com.au/blog/does-your-parenting-rulebook-still-apply/
Talking with children about COVID-19 will help you and your children come together to make sense of how the virus is impacting on your family
An A-Z of Corona Virus information
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NURSE-ON-CALL 1300 60 60 24
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Mental Health advice from DHHS. Includes ‘Conversations with children and young people
Lifeline Australia 13 11 14
A crisis support service offering short term support at any time for people who are having difficulty coping or staying safe.
A free telephone and online service for people with stress, worry, anxiety, low mood or depression. It provides online assessment and treatment for anxiety and depression and can help you find local services. Call 1800 61 44 34 (8am – 8pm, Monday – Friday; 8am-6pm, Saturday).
BRAVE is an online program developed by a team of researchers from the University of Queensland that helps children and young people overcome anxiety. The program was developed based on 12 years of strong empirical research, and features cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) techniques. BRAVE features 10 sessions where young people learn the skills through animations, quizzes, puzzles, and interactive games to deal with fearful or worrying situations.