Kids Helpline is a free 24/7, confidential and private counselling service specifically for children and young people aged 5 to 25 years. You can speak to them over the phone, via email, or even on-line live chat.
You can contact Kids Helpline about a wide range of issues; from everyday topics such as family, friends and school to more serious issues of child abuse, bullying, mental health issues, drug and alcohol use, homelessness and suicide.
The Royal Children's Hospital (RCH) have developed a collection of trusted resources on COVID-19, including information on the physical effects on children, mental health care and advice around supporting your child cope through the COVID-19 pandemic.
The resources have been created by experts from The Royal Children’s Hospital, trusted campus partners and other health organisations.
Along with webinars, fact sheets, information around COVID-19 vaccination for children, links to support services, there are some useful guides that have been developed specifically for children.
Guides such as;