Mental Health and Wellbeing

Childhood is a crucial time for growing healthy minds. All children need care and support to develop and learn. Some children need additional help to reach their potential. If you are concerned about the way in which your child copes with the normal stresses of life, the webpages and contact numbers below may beneficial to you. The sites below offer activities, resources, practical advice and support for children, young people and parents.

St Clare of Assisi also has a counsellor from Catholic Care who can be contacted through the school.

 
 
 
 
Beyond Blue Youth
 
 
Bulling No Way
 

 

Butterfly Foundation

 

 
 
Casel
 
Chidren of Parents with a Mental Illness
 
 

 

CyberSmart  
  
Headspace 
Kids Free 2B
 
 
 
Kidsmatter

Kidshelp

 

Racism No Way
 
Raising Children Network 
 
 Reach Out

 

WorryWiseKids
 
 
 

ACT Programs and Contacts

Program

Description

Contact 

 Cool Kids

 Program run at UC for students with anxiety

6201 2883 

 CatholicCare

 Parenting Courses

6162 6100 

 Tuggeranong Youth Centre

 

 6293 2146

 CAMHS - ACT

 Child, adolescent, mental health

6205 1469

6205 1050

 Kulture Break

 Dance Group

6291 8249 

 Kids Helpline

 Support for kids 5-18

1800 55 1800 

 Lifeline

Support for people in crisis 

13 11 14 

 Pegasus

 Horse Riding School for Students with a Disability

6254 9190