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Children of Parents with a Mental Illness (COPMI)
Promoting better outcomes for children and families where a parent experiences mental illness


Headspace is a National Youth Mental Health Foundation in Australia that provides a timely intervention for mental health issues for young kids age 12 to adulthood. This website makes it easy for those individuals who are experiencing mental health issues to seek help and support.
The services that are delivered by headspace cover the essential parts of a person’s daily life activities that have a direct effect on his/her mental and physical functionality. Headspace also provides support for individuals who suffer from alcohol and drug addiction and more importantly, assist individuals to become effective members of the community through a work and study program that will keep the youth from addiction.

Orygen Youth Health
•    Specialises in youth mental health clinical services and an integrated training and communications program
•    Located in Melbourne it sees people aged 15-25 with a focus on early intervention and youth specific approaches
•    Lots of fact sheets, links to support services, and offer their own support services

ReachOut is Australia’s leading online mental health organisation for young people and their parents. Our practical support, tools and tips help young people get through anything from everyday issues to tough times – and the information we offer parents makes it easier for them to help their teenagers, too.
ReachOut has been changing the way people access help since launching as the world’s first online mental health service nearly 20 years ago. Everything we create is based on the latest evidence and designed with experts, and young people or their parents. That’s why our digital self-help tools are trusted, relevant and easy to use.

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