Tools & Knowledge for Mental Health

Apr 17, 2020 | Front Page Feature, News

As we all learn to stay home with the Government restrictions currently placed upon us for the health and safety of our community, some of us are embracing the opportunity to spend the extra time with our families, while others are feeling completely isolated and alone. This is why now more than ever it is especially important to support the mental wellbeing of all our community members. Below are some handy resources that are currently available for all persons looking for support and guidance:-

Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) – Online has 3 steps, anyone can learn to help prevent suicide. QPR is in a clear, concise format on line. It takes about one hour to complete.

  1.  Click HERE
  2.  Enter this organization code: SCPHN
  3.  Enter your details and begin the training.

Black Dog Institute – myCompass – Learn new ways to deal with thoughts, feelings and behaviours that cause you trouble. You’ll have a tool-kit of strategies to use when you need them.

To get started visit www.mycompass.org.au.
Black Dog Institute – iBobbly – a social and emotional wellbeing app for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
 
iBobbly is completely private and confidential and it’s free! It helps by showing you ways to manage your thoughts and feelings, set goals and focus on what’s important in your life. You can use it as much or as little as you like. Even a few minutes per day could help! We have found that people who use iBobbly feel much better. iBobbly has been designed by, and for, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples using metaphors, images, videos and stories drawn by Aboriginal artists and performers.
 
For more information visit www.blackdoginstitute.org.au or email t.schafer@blackdog.org.au.

Black Dog Institute – Bite Back – An online positive psychology program designed to improve the wellbeing and resilience of young people aged 12 – 18 years but with a particular focus on young people aged 13 – 16 years.

  • An evidence-based, online positive psychology program.
  • Containing activities, quizzes, stories and videos and a 6 week challenge relating to a range of positive psychology domains.

For further information visit www.biteback.org.au

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