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Mental Health Wellbeing

Our Priorities » Mental Health » Parents and Carers

Mental Health Wellbeing

Parents and Carers

Cancer in the family affects everyone. That’s why we’ve created Canteen Connect for Parents, an online support community for parents dealing with cancer in the family.
CYCLOPSACT - Connecting Young Carers to Life Opportunities & Personalised Support in the ACT.
The Junction Youth Health Service provides bulk-billed primary health care and support services to young people aged 12 to 25, along with their dependent children.
Experiencing the death of someone to suicide can have a devastating effect on individuals and communities.
A Marymead’s Family and Relationship Support Services Program. New Horizons provides a combination of individual support and school workshops.
Equal Ground is a free low-intensity mental health outreach service for members of the LGBTQIA+ community, aged 16 and over, living in the Canberra region and connects you to the right care, in the right place, at the right time.
Encampment is a program run by and for LGBTIQ+ young people and their allies in the Canberra region.
Westlund Counselling is the ACT’s leading community-based counselling service for LGBTIQ+ people, their families and their allies.
Provides free and confidential telephone counselling and referrals to parents and carers.
Bungee is an inclusive resilience building program that promotes emotional wellbeing through the arts. The program supports young people (aged 5-18) to participate in activities designed to build resilience, enhance well-being and social and emotional health.
Capital Region Community Services
Bungee after school classes support participants to take part in activities designed to enhance well-being and social and emotional health. Bungee classes operate across the ACT in Belconnen, Kippax and Tuggeranong and are facilitated in a small, safe and supportive group setting.
Capital Region Community Services
This group is for young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children aged 8-12 years old and aims to build links within the community focusing on mentoring healthy lifestyle choices, confidence building, positive role modeling,
Capital Region Community Services
The Youth Services team provides outreach and activities for young people aged 12-25 years who live work or play in or around Belconnen. Activities are aimed at increasing resilience and developing skills that give young people opportunities to actively engage in their lives and their communities.
As part of the Bungee Youth Resilience Program we can provide individual support through counselling and tailored activities in a welcoming, supportive and child friendly environment. The counselling sessions include discussion, creative activities and professional advice for parents.