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Where can I get more information about mental health problems?

There are many reputable websites about mental health problems. We suggest you visit some of these:

ReachOut! Is a website which has information about mental health, substance use, relationships, legal issues relevant to young people, and other important topics.

beyondblue: the national depression initiative has a website designed for young people which has a lot of information about depression and anxiety and other related issues. You can order resources online or download a lot of different factsheets.

The Eating Disorders Foundation of Victoria has a great website with lots of information. You can also call them for information and referral. Their new website, 'how far is too far', can help people to understand if they might be exercising or dieting too much.

Kids Helpline offers a phone counselling service and also online counselling for Australians aged 5-25. The website also has a lot of useful information.

Headspace is a youth mental health service with centres across Australia. Find out if there is a Headspace centre near you.

Headspace also offers online and telephone counselling. You can talk to them whether you are worried about your own mental health or that of a friend.

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