The Parental Stress Centre provides the following links to external websites solely as an information service to our audience. We state clearly in our products’ terms of service that we do not intend to replace the services of the traditional channels of help for dealing with stress, depression or anxiety.
We encourage our audience to use our products and services in conjunction with traditional therapies and medical services but to take a leadership role in using those services and directing your own recovery with this support.
The following links do not, in any way, constitute an endorsement of the linked pages or anything contained therein.
If you believe we are missing any important links to help parents suffering from parental stress, or if you find any links broken or updated, please don’t hesitate to contact us at [email protected].
Help with depression and anxiety
is working to reduce the impact of depression and anxiety in the community by raising awareness and understanding, empowering people to seek help, and supporting recovery, management and resilience.” http://www.beyondblue.org.au
“PANDA’s telephone information, support and referral service is staffed by trained volunteers, professional counsellors and supervising. In keeping with PANDA’s Mutual Support Self Help principles most of these volunteers on the helpline have experienced perinatal depression and anxiety.” http://www.panda.org.au/
Dial 000 from anywhere in australia in case of emergency to be put through to the police, ambulance and fire brigade
police will respond to domestic violence – if you and/or your children are under threat call them!
“Lifeline’s 13 11 14 service is staffed by trained volunteer telephone counsellors who are ready to take calls 24-hour a day, any day of the week from anywhere in Australia” http://www.lifeline.org.au
“The Salvation Army offers caring support for every problem “from the cradle to the grave.” Our services are as wide-ranging and diverse as the areas of need in the community, like an umbrella over Australia’s social problems.” http://salvos.org.au/
“1800 RESPECT is a confidential telephone counselling service for Australians who have experienced or are at risk of physical or sexual violence. It is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week over the phone. Australians can access the line by calling 1800 RESPECT (1800 737 732). 1800 RESPECT will give callers access to qualified and specialist counsellors who will provide counselling, information, advice, and referrals, free of charge” https://www.1800respect.org.au/
Help with Relationships
“Relationships Australia is a leading provider of relationship support services. We aim to support all Australians to achieve positive and respectful relationships. We are a community-based, not-for-profit organisation with no religious affiliations. Our services are for all members of the community. These services are offered in many locations across Australia.” http://www.relationships.org.au/
“Family Relationships Online provides all families (whether together or separated) with access to information about family relationship issues, ranging from building better relationships to dispute resolution. It also allows families to find out about a range of services that can assist them to manage relationship issues, including agreeing on appropriate arrangements for children after parents separate.” http://www.familyrelationships.gov.au/