Helplines & Websites

Wanting to talk to someone, concerned about a friend or family member or just want to find out some more information when times are tough?

We are here to help

If you are having trouble with friendship issues, bullying, anxiety, depression or any of the myriad issues facing young people in today's society, we have many staff members available to help. 

We recommend speaking to your classroom or home class teacher, Middle College Coordinator, Senior College Coordinator or any member of staff that you feel comfortable speaking to.

The following members of staff are also available to help:

Role Staff Member Where to find
Junior College Chaplain Mrs Carmen Walmsley Mrs Walmsley visits both HSC and WSC during the week.
Director of Campus - HSC Mrs Juanetta Priest HSC Reception
Director of Campus - WSC Mrs Julie Gould WSC Reception
Counsellor Mrs Sonia Siebenhausen via Student Reception at SSC
Middle & Senior College Chaplain Ms Nicola Heuschele Christian Studies Office at SSC
Director of Student Wellbeing Mr Jason Smith via Student Reception at SSC
College Pastor Pastor Mark Blackwell Open Door at SSC, Pastor Mark also visits the Junior College campuses each week

Here are some helplines and websites that can also help:

Online Counselling

Kids Helpline - Telephone 1800 55 1800

Youth Beyond Blue - Telephone 1300 22 46 36

eHeadspace - Telephone 1800 650 890

Suicide Call Back Service - 1300 659 467

Info & Resources on Mental Health

Youth Beyond Blue

Headspace

Black Dog Insitute

ReachOut

COPMI (Children of Parents with Mental Illness)

Here are some useful apps that may help:

App Description
Happify Science based activities for stress and anxiety relief
ReachOut WorryTime A place to store worries, and alerts you when it's time to think about them
Headspace Meditation app to help with stress and worry
Chats for Life Provides young peple with conversation skills, strategies and confidence to have a conversation with someone, helping them to manage the ups and downs of everyday life
MindShift Helps young people cope with anxiety
ReachOut Breathe Helps reduce the physical symptoms of stress and anxiety
Smiling Minds Meditation app to help with stress and worry