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Wellbeing is taken very seriously by Preshil, with our approach to Health and Wellbeing informing much of the curriculum school-wide.

The following links direct to various sources of information and support to help develop, nurture and improve the wellbeing of young people and their families.

Support & Counselling For Young People & Their Families

A confidential, free and secure space where young people 12 – 25 or their family can chat, email or speak on the phone with a qualified youth mental health professional.

Kids Helpline
A counselling service for Australian children and young people aged between 5 and 25 years.

Youth Beyond Blue
Contains really useful information and factsheets about Depression and Anxiety in young people. It also assists in finding appropriate supports, including a directory of doctors and mental health practitioners and a helpline to help in navigating this directory.

Boroondara Youth Service (360)
360 (Youth Services) are located at Hawthorn Arts Centre, 360 Burwood Road, Hawthorn.
The centre is open from 10am to 6pm each week day and young people are welcome to drop in to talk to us, utilise computers or just hang out.

In partnership with Centrelink, Eastern Community Legal Centre, Camcare, Headspace and Harrison Uniting Care, 360 is able to offer specialised support regarding finances, legal concerns such as public transport fines, youth counselling, mental health support, housing and accommodation.

Links of Interest:

Smiling Mind Meditation
Meditation website and App for young people

Generation Next
A Social Enterprise dedicated to protecting and enhancing the Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People and their Community

Safe Schools Coalition
A national coalition dedicated to helping schools be safer and more inclusive for same sex attracted, intersex and gender diverse students, school staff and families.

Cyber Safety Solutions
Information and advice for parents, young people and schools to help young people stay safe in digital spaces.

It’s Time We Talked
A community-based project that supports young people, parents, schools, government and the community sector to understand and address the influence of pornography.

Youth Drug and Alcohol Advice

Resilient Youth Australia
An organisation that aims to measurably improve the resilience of young people in Australia.

The Butterfly Foundation
Support for Australians experiencing eating disorders