Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide
WCH Latest News – COVID-19 Information

Women's and Children's Health Network

Wellness Resources for Children and Young Adults

Activities and Education

PDF document Coronavirus booklet for children (SA Health - story book for young children about coronavirus)

PDF document My hero is you (story book for ages 6 - 11 about coronavirus)

PDF document Frequently asked questions for older children (SA Health)

Website Sesame Street - Caring for Each Other (has videos, games, arts and craft activities)

Website Play and Go Adelaide - Ideas for Stay at Home activities

Website Online SA Education Department Resource for Children and Families

Website What’s On 4 Kids - Free online resources for kids

Website Nature Play SA - Family Nature Covid

Website A Book About Coronavirus for Children (in different languages)

PDF document COVID-19 Time Capsule activity sheets


Mental Health services and support

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service

The Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) is a free community-based mental health service provided through SA Health's Women's and Children's Health Network. CAMHS provide mental health services to infants, children, adolescents and perinatal women across South Australia.

T: 1300 222 647

Website CAMHS website

Kids Helpline

Kids Helpline is a free, private and confidential 24/7 phone and online counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25 as well as parents.

T: 1800 55 1800

Website Kids Helpline website


Headspace helps young Australians between 12 to 25 years of age with mental health, physical health, and managing work and study.

T: 1800 650 890

Website headspace.org.au/covid-19

Mend A Friend

A site set up for tertiary students where they can get useful information about how to help a friend in distress and also ideas about what to do for themselves. There are lots of resources that would be helpful to others.

Website Mend-A-Friend

Regional Access

Free professional telephone and online counselling 24 hours a day, seven days a week for people 15 years and older living or working in regional South Australia.

T: 1300 032 186

Website https://saregionalaccess.org.au/

When the Cowpat hits the Windmill

This special publication focuses on how to stay mentally fit while on placement or working rurally. It contains tips on ways to maintain good mental health, how to adjust to life in a new town and a helpful checklist when preparing to go on placement. There is also a comprehensive list of contacts for national helplines and university support services.

Website When the Cowpat hits the Windmill


last modified: 17 Nov 2020