There are many great organisations that offer further information and resources in relation to mental health, wellbeing and suicide.
OzHelp Tasmania encourages you to SEEK FURTHER INFORMATION and have provided a list of useful links.
If you cannot find what you are looking or know of other useful sites please let us know through the feedback form.
Men's Health Network is a non-profit educational organisation made up of physicians, researchers, public health workers, individuals and other health professionals. It was founded by a group of men's activists and writers
interested in improving the health and well-being of men, boys and families. @ http://www.menshealthnetwork.org
The Australian Federation of Men's Health & Wellbeing Associations Inc. are dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of men and boys and to create a better world for all. @ http://www.mannet.com.au/index.htm
MoodGYM provides a free, interactive program which explores where our emotions come from and how to manage these in an effective way. @ http://moodgym.anu.edu.au
DepressioNet provides information, help, and support for people who have been diagnosed with depression, feeling depressed, or concerned about someone else who is depressed. @ http://www.depressionet.com.au/
Beyond Blue the National Depression Initiative @ http://www.beyondblue.org.au
SANE Australia is a national charity helping people seriously affected by mental illness through research, education and campaigning. They have a series of 'fact sheets' you can download, as well as success stories and 'Helpline Online' - an email based service providing advice over the internet. @ http://sane.org.au
There are number of formal and informal website resources to support professionals, mental health consumers and their carers Australia wide.
- www.lifeline.org.au - Suicide support
- www.beyondblue.org.au - An Australian site with information on depression
- www.mmha.org.au -
An Australian site with information on mental illness targeting members of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds
- www.moodgym.anu.edu.au -
Moodgym is a free, fun, interactive program to help you identify and overcome problem emotions. It shows you how to develop coping skills for the future, so that you can enjoy good mental health
- www.bluepages.anu.edu.au -
Blue pages provides information about depression for consumers. It is produced by
the Centre for Mental Health Research (CMHR) at the Australian National University (ANU) and CSIRO
Mathematical & Information Sciences (CMIS) with the assistance of an Advisory Board and feedback from
Consumers and Health Professionals.
- www.sane.org -
A national charity helping people seriously affected by mental illness through research, education
and campaigning. They have a series of 'fact sheets' you can download, as well as success stories and 'HelplineOnline' - an email based service providing advice over the internet.
- www.blackdoginstitute.org.au -
The Black Dog Institute is an educational, research and clinical facility offering specialist expertise in mood disorders - a range of disorders that include depression and Bipolar Disorder
(formerly called 'manic depression'). The Institute is attached to the Prince of Wales Hospital and affiliated with the University of New South Wales.