The Mental Health Toolkit has advice and resources to support student mental health and wellbeing. This includes advice on positive mental health promotion, curriculum support, how to identify and access support as well as parent and student-specific pages.
SUPPORTING YOUR CHILD’S WELLBEING
Supporting children's return to school during COVID-19 - Emerging Minds
There are resources available to assist parents in supporting their child’s wellbeing.
Please note some options below, with more information available from: https://www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/mental-health-resources-children-and-young-people
- Lifeline Australia Phone: 13 11 14 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week)
A crisis support service offering short term support at any time for people who are having difficulty coping or staying safe.
- Kids Helpline (24 hours a day, 7 days a week)
A confidential and private counselling service specifically for children and young people aged 5 to 25 years. Phone: 1800 55 1800 or online at kidshelpline.com.au/coronavirus
- Parentline Victoria 13 22 89 (cost of a local call)
Open 8am to midnight 7 days a week