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Resources provided by your friendly Wellbeing Team at Norwood

NSC offers a highly skilled and approachable Wellbeing Team who manage and oversee referrals for counselling support, external early intervention services and agencies as well as coordinate and run events and programs that support our students’ mental health and wellbeing.

The support team offer the following services -

· Counselling

· Group programs

· Health education and promotion activities

· Early intervention programs

· Engagement in school wide initiatives that support our students’ social emotional development and wellbeing

To engage with the Wellbeing support services, please contact your Mentor teacher to arrange a referral to the Wellbeing Support Team.


Kids Help Line

Kids Helpline is Australia’s only free (even from a mobile), confidential 24/7 online and phone counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25. Qualified counsellors at Kids Helpline are available via WebChat, phone or email anytime and for any reason.



eheadspace provides free online and telephone support and counselling to young people 12 - 25 and their families and friends. If you’re based in Australia and going through a tough time, eheadspace can help.


Headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to 12-25 year olds. Headspace can help young people with mental health, physical health (including sexual health) alcohol and other drug services, and work and study support.


ReachOut is the most accessed online mental health service for young people and their parents in Australia. Accessed by more than 2 million people in Australia each year, ReachOut is a free service that’s available anytime and pretty much anywhere.

Beyond Blue

Beyond Blue provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live.



r u ok? IS a suicide prevention charity that aims to start life-changing conversations to create a more connected world.

Black Dog Institute

The Black Dog Institute is a not-for-profit facility for diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mood disorders such as depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder.

Children of Parents with a Mental Illness

COPMI promotes better mental health outcomes for children of parents with a mental illness through the use of online resources.

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North Eastern Victorian Region (NEVR) Department of Education: Senior Secondary Support and Advice 2020-21

In this unprecedented year, your Year 12 experience has been different from previous years in many ways. Your school captains have provided feedback on your experiences and recommendations about the support and advice you need at this time.

Department of Education & Training staff working with your school have therefore created this website in response to these recommendations.

This website brings together a range of resources, advice and support contacts to keep you well-informed and supported throughout your Year 12 studies this year, including webinars from Dr. Michael Carr-Greg which can be found here.










Each Youth Health Clinic

The Youth Health Clinic provides a free, confidential and caring GP clinic for young people.

The Youth Health Clinic nurses also provide training and education in youth health to health professionals and organisations working with at-risk / homeless youth.

The Youth Health Clinic Knox: Young people can speak to a nurse about a range of health care issues including: sexual health, mental health, drugs and alcohol.

Butterfly Foundation

Butterfly Foundation is the national charity for all Australians impacted by eating disorders and body image issues, and for the families, friends and communities who support them.





1800 Respect Hotline

1800RESPECT is the national sexual assault, domestic and family violence counselling service. They provide support for people experiencing, or at the risk of experiencing, violence and abuse, their friends and family, and professionals.

Our Watch

Our Watch is a national leader in the primary prevention of violence against women and their children in Australia. They work to embed gender equality and prevent violence where Australians live, learn, work and socialise.



Minus18 aims to improve the health and wellbeing of, and provide a safe environment for, same-sex attracted and gender diverse young people in Australia.


Eastern Centre Against Sexual Assault

ECASA provides a free counselling and support service to people who have experienced sexual assault either recently or in the past. The service is also available to non-offending family and friends. ECASA’s counsellors are trauma specialists with degrees in psychology, social work or counselling.


Melbourne Sexual Health Centre

Melbourne Sexual Health Centre (MSHC) is a leader in managing and preventing sexually transmitted infections (STIs). tHEIR mission is to maximise sexual health through excellence in education, clinical care and research.


Sexual Assault Crisis Line

The Sexual Assault Crisis Line Victoria (SACL)  is a state-wide, after-hours, confidential, telephone crisis counselling service for people who have experienced both past and recent sexual assault.







Alcohol and Drug Foundation

Celebrating more than 60 years of service to the community, the Alcohol and Drug Foundation (ADF) is Australia’s leading organisation committed to inspiring positive change and delivering evidence-based approaches to minimise alcohol and drug harm.

Alcoholics Anonymous

This organisation provides services for young people and can help young people work out whether they have a problem with drinking.



Confidential and free 24 hour drug and alcohol counselling and referral in Victoria, with both phone and online services available.


Bullying No Way!

Supporting school communities with evidence-informed resources and activities for a proactive approach to bullying education and prevention.

National Centre Against Bullying

The National Centre Against Bullying (NCAB) is a peak body working to advise and inform the Australian community on the issue of childhood bullying and the creation of safe schools and communities, including the issue of cyber safety.




Youth Central

Youth Central is the Victorian Government's website for young people aged 12-25, filled to overflowing with great information about life from every angle.


connectEDSpace is a website provided by Relationships Australia Victoria (RAV) to help you – young people – to help you get all the info you need to deal with the stuff you go through each day.  It provides knowhows (tipsheets), news and useful links to help you manage problems and issues such as bullying, relationships, stress and mental health, and conflict with parents.


WIRE stands for Women’s Information and Referral Exchange Inc, although they have now extended their service to respond to the needs of non-binary and gender-diverse people as well. They are the only Victoria-wide free generalist information, support and referral service run by women and non-binary people for women, non-binary and gender-diverse people.

Student Wellbeing Hub

This is your place to find topics and student learning resources on things like dealing with bullying, how to be smart online, and lots more. You can find games, videos and websites just for you!