Useful Resources

The school works closely with a variety of external agencies that may be of assistance to Carine Senior High School community members.

Agency Contact Support provided
Phone and Online Support
Beyond Blue 1300 22 4636
www.beyondblue.org.au
(between 3pm–12am) and email (with a response provided within 24 hours).
Phone and online counselling for those struggling with depression and anxiety.
Mental Health Emergency Response Line 08 9224 8888
1300 555 788 (Perth metropolitan)
1800 676 822 (Peel region)
Staffed by mental health professionals. Provides psychiatric emergency assessment & advisory service to assist mental health clients & their carers.
YouthFocus (08) 6266 4333
www.youthfocus.com.au
Prevention of youth suicide and depression.
Reach out www.reachout.com.au For support and advice in a personal crisis for all ages. Phone counselling 24/7
Headspace www.headspace.org.au Mental health counselling.
SANE Helpline 1800 18 SANE (7263) Provides information about symptoms and treatments related to mental illness, where to go for support, help for carers, and how to look after yourself.
Samaritans Crisis Line (Youth) Youthline: 08 9388 2500
Toll Free: 1800 198 313
www.samaritanscrisisline.org.au
Crisis telephone service which offers anonymous, non-judgement support from appropriately trained individuals.

 

Department of Child Protection Perth: (08) 9222 2555
Crisis: (08) 9223 1111
1800 622 258
www.dcp.wa.gov.au
Provides a range of child safety and family support services to Western Australian individuals, children and their families.
Family Helpline (08) 9223 1111 Confidential telephone counselling and information service for families with relationship difficulties.
Crisis Care (Family Helpline) (08) 9223 1111/1800 199 008 Problems within the family including domestic violence, homelessness, child welfare and general arguments.
Acute Response Team (ART) 1800 048 636 Provides specialist child and adolescent mental health information, assessment and support for young people and their families.
Parenting WA Line: 6279 1200
1800 654 432
Telephone information and support service, 24 hours, 7 days a week.
Mercy Care Reconnect 1800 800 046 Outreach support service for 12-18 year olds, with a focus on family conflict support.
Face To Face Support
Women’s Health and Family Services (08) 6330 5400 Support with mental health issues, as well as drug and alcohol abuse.
Youth Focus (08) 6266 4333 www.youthfocus.com.au Youth Focus works with young people aged 12-25 to help them overcome issues associated with depression, anxiety, self-harm and suicidal thoughts through the provision of free, unlimited and professional face-to-face individual and family counseling.
ADIS
Alcohol & Drug Information Service
(08) 9442 5000 Information Service.
PDIS
Parent Drug Information Service
(08) 9442 5050 Parent Support Agency.
Specialist Statewide Aboriginal Mental Health Services (08) 9347 6600 State-wide Aboriginal mental health service providing comprehensive treatment for people with a serious mental illness. Operates with cultural integrity. Available regardless of location.
Community Drug Service Team (08) 9382 6724 Provide counselling in relation to drug/ alcohol issues.
 Emergency
Western Australian Police 131 444 (General Enquiries and Police Attendance)
000 (Life Threatening emergencies)
Enquiries and life-threatening emergency assistance.
Lifeline Australia 13 11 14
www.Lifeline.org au
24 hr. confidential crisis and advice line (later adolescents/adults).
Kids Helpline 1800 55 1800
www.kidshelpline.com.au
24 hr. confidential crisis and advice line (tailored towards children and adolescents).