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Winmalee High School

Winmalee High School

A positive education and positive behaviour for learning school

Telephone02 4754 2822

Emailwinmalee-h.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Links and support

Wellbeing supports for young people

Websites

  • ReachOut
    https://au.reachout.com/ 
    ReachOut is an online, safe place where young people can seek judgement-free support and access different resources.
    ReachOut is designed with – and specifically for – young people, ReachOut is 100% online, anonymous and confidential, and lets young people connect on their terms. From one-to-one peer support and moderated online communities, to tips, stories and resources.
  • headspace – Katoomba
    https://headspace.org.au/headspace-centres/katoomba/
    headspace Katoomba offers young people aged 12-25 a welcoming environment where they can access free and confidential mental health support as well as support with work and study and alcohol and/or other drug support. Young people aged 12 - 25 do not require a formal referral. Simply phone, email or walk in to arrange an appointment with one of our staff during business hours. 
  • Planet Youth – Blue Mountains
    https://www.bmcc.nsw.gov.au/planet-youth-blue-mountains
    Planet Youth Blue Mountains (PYBM) is a community-centred project aimed at preventing alcohol and drug use amongst young people by strengthening the social environment they grow up in
  • MYST
    https://myst.com.au
    MYST run a range of programs and support for young people, which includes individual support and group activities. See their website for current programs. MYST also run targeted student programs through Winmalee High School.
  • Platform Youth Services
    https://platformys.org.au/
    Platform support young people between the ages of 12-25 in the Blue Mountains, Penrith and Hawkesbury area. Services and supports include help with accommodation, education health, and other individual supports for young people.
  • Stronger Families Alliance
    https://strongerfamilies.net.au/
    The Stronger Families Alliance (SFA) is a network of government, non-profit and voluntary organisations working together with community to promote resilience and wellbeing for our children and young people in the Blue Mountains. The Stronger Families Alliance is convened and resourced by the Blue Mountains City Council. The website includes school holiday activities, heath and wellbeing tips and other useful resources.
  • Mountains of Help
    https://www.bmcc.nsw.gov.au/community/mountains-of-help
    A directory and advice about support services for young people in the Blue Mountains, NSW.
  • e-Safety Commissioner
    https://www.esafety.gov.au/
    Resources about staying safe online, for young people, parents/carers and educators. Resources designed specifically for young people cover topics such as online bullying, navigating difficult situations, dating and relationships and a range of other relevant online topics including sending nudes, drama online and disturbing content.
  • Call to Mind telehealth service
    calltomind.com.au
    call to mind telehealth service allows people across Australia to access quality mental health care. Their team of psychiatrists and psychologists ranges in availability and speciality to best meet individual needs, and consults are held on a video-conferencing platform so appointments can be attended from anywhere. There are also resources on mental health issues available via their website
  • Service Seeker
    Service Seeker is a health, welfare and community services directory. It allows you to type in a postcode and then find services related to the area. 
  • Beyond Now app
    Beyond Now is a safety planning app that helps you work through suicidal thoughts/self-harm.
  • batyr
    batyr is a for purpose preventative mental health organisation, created and driven by young people, for young people. There are lots of helpful downloadable PDF resources for parents/carers in the batyr Resource Hub
  • eheadspace
    eheadspace is an online and phone support service for young people who may not find face to face counselling easy. Students can create an account and access a range of personalised services, information and support with help always at hand. Young people can log in to chat to other people like them, or get 1-on-1 direct support with a clinician.