Useful Links

 

Mental health: government, research, education and support organisations
 
Health Line - Connect to better health
 
SANE Australia
www.sane.org
SANE is a national charity working for a better life for people affected by mental illness, through campaigning, education and research. The site provides information, news, contacts and links.
 
Beyond Blue
www.beyondblue.org.au
Beyond Blue is a national organisation working to address issues associated with depression, anxiety and related substance misuse disorders in Australia.
The site provides a wide variety of information and resources.
 
Black Dog Institute
www.blackdoginstitute.org.au
The Black Dog Institute offers information resources and support for depression and bipolar disorder.
 
Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing – mental health section
www.health.gov.au
Information and links about mental health in Australia
 
Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing
www.health.gov.au
This is the main government health website which contains information resources and links to departments such as Medicare and the PBS.
 
Health Insite
www.healthinsite.gov.au
This is a government initiative designed to provide consumers with a reliable source of health information about numerous topics.
 
Better Health Channel
www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au
A range of information about health and healthy living provided by the Victorian Government. Everything from fact sheets to recipes and quizzes.
 
Reach Out
Reach Out is a web-based service that inspires young people to help themselves through tough times, and find ways to boost their own mental health and well being. They aim to improve young people’s mental health and well being by building skills and providing information, support and referrals in ways we know work for young people.
 
 
Women's Health, Pregnancy and Child Health
 
Perinatal Psychotropic Medication Information Service (PPMIS)
PPMIS provides up-to-date, evidence based and peer-reviewed information on the use of psychotropic medicines in the peri and post natal period. This website contains medicine profiles, summaries of individual psychotropic medicines along with articles on congenital malformation, pregnancy and neonatal outcomes and postnatal and breastfeeding information; patient medicine information fact sheets and links to other resources.
  
Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing – maternal and child health section
http://www.health.gov.au
Information and details of programs for pregnant women and babies
 
HealthInsite Pregnancy page
www.healthinsite.gov.au/
Information about pregnancy and the health of pregnant women and unborn children.
 
Better Health Channel – baby care section
http://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au
Information, useful telephone numbers and links to help with caring for babies.
 
Australian Government Immunise Australia Program
www.immunise.health.gov.au
Information about immunisations and the free immunisation program for babies and adults, provided by the Australian Government.
 
Autism
 
Autism Victoria
 
Asperger Syndrome Support Network
home.vicnet.net.au/~asperger/whatis.htm
 
Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect)

Useful link for more information about Autism
www.startlocal.com.au/articles/educational_autism.html
 

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