These will help with:
- Social-connectedness and belonging
- Reducing isolation
- Sharing mental health strategies and positive help-seeking experiences
Discussion forums on dealing with depression, mood disorders and anxiety.
Online positive psychology website / community for young people.
Ages 12-18 years.
Online community for people of any age suffering from depression or anxiety, their friends and carers.
Bodies Under Siege (BUS) Web board
International heavily recovery-orientated self-harm board. Before referral please read the Bodies Under Siege case study for guidelines.
Eating Disorders Victoria - Recovery Message Board
Online community for young people recovering from an eating disorder, their friends and carers, and those concerned they may have an eating disorder. Chat room and forums.
Online community for young people living with a serious illness, chronic health condition or disability, and their families. Run by Starlight Children’s Foundation.
Ages 10-20 and their parents.
Online support forum for men of all ages, run by MensLine Australia.
Ages 18+, men only
Moderated youth forums, discussing mental health, wellbeing, and life issues that affect young people. Accessible 24/7.
Tertiary student health, wellbeing and support website. Information, self-help content, and community, run by University of Queensland with support from BeyondBlue.
The Shed Online
The Shed Online is a place for men to socialise, network, make friends and share skills, as well as a place to get info on health and wellbeing.