Youth

  1. Expanded Horizons

    Wesley Mission Brisbane (Brisbane QLD)

  2. NEXUS

    Queensland Program of Assistance to Survivors of Torture and Trauma (Toowoomba and Brisbane, QLD)

  3. The Victorian Building and Construction Industry Life Care Skills Program

    Incolink Foundation Limited (Victoria)

  4. Peer Support

    Peer Support Foundation Ltd (National)

  5. ReachOut! Pro Website

    The Inspire Foundation (National)

  6. MindMatters Initiative

    Principals Australia (National)

  7. Koori Kids Wellbeing Program

    South Coast Medical Service Aboriginal Corporation (Shoalhaven, NSW)

  8. Deadly Alive

    Queensland Police Citizens Youth Welfare Association (QLD)

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Expanded Horizons

Organisation
Wesley Mission Brisbane
Region
Brisbane QLD
Contact
07 5569 1824 or g.wallwork@wmb.org.au
Description
Build individual resilience, support networks, educational engagement in the target groups and raise awareness, acceptance, tolerance in the community and schools.

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NEXUS

Organisation
Region
Toowoomba and Brisbane, QLD
Contact

Tracy Worrall (Director) 07 3391 6677

Description
Improve community awareness to better identify and help young people at risk of suicide and increase the number and quality of connections of young people from refugee backgrounds.

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The Victorian Building and Construction Industry Life Care Skills Program

Organisation
Region
Victoria
Contact
(03) 9668 3041 or emmag@incolink.org.au
Description
Assist apprentices and young workers in the building and construction industry to reduce the suicide risk, increase access to information and resources and training providers of TAFE and Group Training Centres for the industry and increase access to support services. 

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Peer Support

Organisation
Region
National
Contact
Description
A school-based promotion and prevention program targeting children and young people. The program aims to enhance resilience and resourcefulness, respect, interconnectedness and mental health in young people, families and communities.

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ReachOut! Pro Website

Organisation
Region
National
Contact
02 8585 9300
Description
A website for professionals to provide information, updates, best practice case studies, interactive content to facilitate help-seeking among young people aged 16-25. 

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MindMatters Initiative

Organisation
Region
National
Contact
08 8245 9800 or www.mindmatters.edu.au
Description
The MindMatters Initiative is the national mental health promotion, prevention and early intervention initiative for Australian secondary schools and has the goals of:
  • Enhancing the development of school environments where young people feel safe, valued, engaged and purposeful;
  • Developing the social and emotional skills required to meet life’s challenges;
  • Helping school communities create a climate of positive mental health and wellbeing;
  • Developing strategies to enable a continuum of support for students with additional needs in relation to mental health and wellbeing; and
  • Enabling schools to better collaborate with families and the health sector.

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Koori Kids Wellbeing Program

Organisation
South Coast Medical Service Aboriginal Corporation
Region
Shoalhaven, NSW
Contact
02 4428 6666 or 02 4428 6629 or email larry@southcoastams.org.au or tim@southcoastams.org.au
Description
Target Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in primary schools with whole school mental health promotion programs, counselling/psychological support for children with emotional wellbeing and behavioural problems and target school truancy or underachievement through parent education programs and local services.

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Deadly Alive

Organisation
Region
QLD
Contact
07 4040 4934
Description

Provide: structured suicide prevention training for Sport and Recreation Officers, relevant PCYC staff; exposure to support and advice from qualified professionals trained in youth suicide, particularly from QLD Health and Police; and facilitate access to organised sporting and recreational activities.