Breastfeeding Association provides
information and lactation support to new
mothers. They also facilitate support
Beyond Blue is the
National Depression Initiative for
Australia. Click on 'beyond babyblues'
for information on postnatal depression
Child Youth Health is apart of the Women's
and Children's Health Network. You
will find news and practical information for
parents, carers, and young people.
Parenting SA is an initiative of the
Government of South Australia to promote the
values of parents and the important role of
Heard was founded by Felicity Chapman to
give voice to the everyday experience for
women when they become mothers.
Perinatal Anxiety and
Depression Australia (PANDA) is an excellent
resource for transition issues in new
parenthood. They have a telephone
counselling service 1300 726 306 and provide
education to health professionals.
Lifeline is 24 hour crisis support line.
It is a free service anywhere in Australia.
Call 13 11 14
The Domestic Violence Crisis Service
provides telephone assessment and referral
for women escaping domestic violence. 1300
The mission at Drugwatch.com is to inform
people about dangerous drugs and medical
Dr Robert Hill has
written extensively on positive ageing
strategies. He is a professor at the
University of North Dakota. His book is:
Seven Strategies for Positive Aging
Beyond Blue aims to raise awareness of
depression and anxiety among older
Australians. They have a
Depression in Older People page on their
site and a booklet called
Over Bl**dy Eighty which profiles the
stories of older Australians. You can
contact me to request a free copy.
My Aged Care - helping older
adults and others navigate the aged care
Blue Knot Foundation,
formerly known as Adults Surviving Child
Abuse (ASCA), is the leading national
organisation working to improve the lives of
5 million Australian adults who have
experienced childhood trauma and abuse.
is the National Depression Initiative for
The Black Dog Institute is a
world leader in the diagnosis, treatment and
prevention of mood disorders such as
depression and bipolar disorder.
The COPMI (Children of Parents
with a Mental Illness) national initiative
develops information for parents, their
partners, carers, family and friends in
support of these children.
Drug and Alcohol
Services South Australia addresses alcohol,
tobacco, pharmaceutical, and illicit drug
issues across the state.
information, resources and treatment for
people battling addiction and related