Mental health: government, research, education and support organisations
Health Line - Connect to better health
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
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
The Black Dog Institute offers information resources and support for depression and bipolar disorder.
Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing – mental health section
Information and links about mental health in Australia
Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing
This is the main government health website which contains information resources and links to departments such as Medicare and the PBS.
This is a government initiative designed to provide consumers with a reliable source of health information about numerous topics.
Better Health Channel
A range of information about health and healthy living provided by the Victorian Government. Everything from fact sheets to recipes and quizzes.
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
Information and details of programs for pregnant women and babies
HealthInsite Pregnancy page
Information about immunisations and the free immunisation program for babies and adults, provided by the Australian Government.
Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect)