Related links

For general information on depression and anxiety:

Beyond Blue
Beyondblue is an independent, not-for-profit organisation working to address issues associated with depression and anxiety in Australia.
Tip – check out the great “Get to know anxiety: Case Studies” videos by people telling their personal stories.

Black Dog Institute
Tip – Also includes free resources on teenage depression.

Circle of Security
The Circle of Security is a relationship based early intervention program designed to enhance attachment security between parents and children.

Mediros
Mediros Clinical Solutions is a premium provider of neuropsychotherapy Workshops in Australia. More than 3000 psychologists, academics and other health professionals have attended our workshops to date.

Youth Excel
Youth Excell is available to help young people through all the normal issues they face, as well as those that are more complex.

Self-help resources:

Centre for Clinical Interventions
Includes extensive self-help information and resources related to psychological health.

Information regarding trauma and attachment:

Child Trauma Academy
Although this organization is based in Houston, Texas, the website includes some highly informative articles by world renowned Dr Bruce Perry.

Dr. Dan Siegal
Cutting edge information regarding the neurobiology of trauma and attachment. The website provides a wealth of information and resources.

Dr. Dan Hughes
Includes access to books, DVDs, CDs & articles. Also useful information on Dr Dan Hughes’ well respected treatment and parenting model.

Circle of Security
Wonderful training & resources for health professionals working with parents.

Related organisations:

Department of Communities (Child Safety and Disability Services)

Autism Queensland Inc

Suncare Community Services Inc
Tip – for assistance in sourcing respite, see Carer Respite and Support Service

Australian Childhood Foundation
Tip – offers high quality training for health professionals

Lifeline
Tip – Phone 13 11 14 for 24 hour crisis counselling and support.