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

Women's and Children's Health Network

Wellness Resources for Parents and Carers

Website COVID-19 Global ONLINE SAFETY ADVICE for parents and carers

Parent Helpline SA

Counselling, information and referral service for parents and carers in South Australia

T: 1300 364 100

Website Parent Helpline

Physical Health

Website Stop the Flu Before It Stops You – 2020 Influenza Immunisation Program

Website Stop the Spread – COVID-19

Website Self-isolation and quarantine advice for COVID-19 (coronavirus)

Website Australian Government – Translated resources – COVID-19

Visual resources/supports for those with a disiability

PDF document What is Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Website A social story for older clients re coronavirus

PDF document Look After Your Mental Health During Coronavirus - Council for Intellecutal Disability

PDF document How to wash your hands - poster - fact sheet

PDF document Hygiene COVID-19 how to look after yourself

PDF document Watch out for the signs COVID-19

PDF document We need space between us

PDF document Staying Safe from Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Council for Intellecutal Disability

Online resources to support physical health including physical activity, nutrition and substance use

Website Go for 2&5
Recipes, the A to Z of fruit and the A to Z of vegetables
are available on this site

Website Healthdirect
Safe, practical health information and advice.

Website Healthy Eating and Drinking
Some easy tips to help you to follow a healthy balanced diet.

Website Healthy Sleep
Quick Sleep Tips

Website Quitline
Support for smoking cessation

Website Women’s Health
Jean Hailes is a leader in women’s health. We believe in physical and emotional health and wellbeing for all women in Australia throughout their lives.

Stress Management

Resources and techniques to support in managing stress and improving daily function

Website Smiling Mind Meditations
Smiling Mind is a unique web and app-based program developed by psychologists and educators to help bring balance to people’s lives

Website CALM: Computer Assisted Learning for the Mind
University of Auckland downloadable resources for Mental Health and Wellbeing

Website Coronavirus (COVID-19) anxiety and staying mentally healthy - FOR OLDER ADULTS - Australian Psychological Society

Website Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Anxiety - Australian Psychological Society

Website Coronavirus (COVID-19) mental health support resources and support networks

Social and Emotional Health

Emotional health is about expressing your emotions in a positive, non-destructive way.

Website Gayaa Dhuwi (Proud Spirit) Australia - Staying healthy and strong during the coronavirus outbreak. The new national Indigenous wellbeing, mental health and suicide prevention leadership body, welcomed the Prime Minister’s announcement of government support for Indigenous wellbeing and mental health during the Coronavirus pandemic. The new body will start immediately to produce a series of 'tip sheets' specifically aimed at our households, families and communities

Website Authentic Happiness - A comprehensive website focusing on positive psychology and offering a suite of self-assessment questionnaires

Website Maintaining your mental health during social isolation - Australian Psychological Society

Website This Way Up - Supporting You Through the COVID-19 Pandemic

Website Tips for coping with coronavirus anxiety - Australian Psychological Society

Mental Health

For Immediate Assistance call 000

For assistance in a mental health emergency, contact:

The Mental Health Triage Service: 13 14 65

Lifeline: 13 11 44
A 24 hour confidential service that provides crisis support, suicide prevention and mental health support

Suicide Call-back Service: 1300 659 467

Mental Health Resources

Website COVID-19 Mental Health Resources - This page provides information about mental health support for South Australians feeling overwhelmed or needing additional support during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Website Emerging Minds - Supporting Children During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Website Coping with a Disaster - Steps to Care for Yourself and Your Children

Website Helping Children Cope During and After a Disaster

Website Staying Connected to Children - Australian Childhood Foundation

Website Butterfly Foundation - provides help for people experiencing eating disorders or body image issues, and those that care for them.

Website Information for people affected by eating disorders in relation to COVID-19

Online Mental Health Services

Website Anxiety and Depression Checklist
This simple checklist aims to measure whether you may have been affected by depression and anxiety during the past four weeks.

Website Beyondblue
Supports, services and resources focusing on anxiety and depression

Website Head to Health
Electronic Resource Finder

Website Heads Up - Better Mental Health in the Workplace
Workplace resources for staff and managers

Website Helpguide
Trusted guide to mental & emotional health

Website Lifeline
A 24 hour confidential service that provides crisis support, suicide prevention and mental health support

Website Michelle McQuaid
Positive Psychology resources and toolkits

Website NewAccess
A free coaching service for people experiencing anxiety and/or depression that are not currently accessing mental health services.
South Australia – 1800 010 630.

Website 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. Call 1300 032 186 for support

Website Suicide Call Back Service
24-hour, nationwide service that provides telephone and online counselling to people 15 years and over who fit one of the following categories:

  • People who are suicidal.
  • People caring for someone who is suicidal.
  • People bereaved by suicide.
  • Health professionals supporting people affected by suicide

Website When the Cowpat hits the Windmill
Student mental health resource


Website Australian Government - Affected by COVID-19 assistance

Website Australian Government - Information and Support

Supports and Services

A list of supports and services

Domestic Violence and Aboriginal Family Violence Gateway on 1800 800 098.

Website 1800 Respect
National sexual assault or domestic and family violence counselling service

Website Alcohol and Drug Information Service - 1300 13 13 40

Website Family Drug Support Australia
Supporting families affected by alcohol and other drugs in Australia.

Website New Access
Coaching you through tough times

Website Taking Care of Yourself Quick Tips
25 Cheat Sheets For Taking Care Of Yourself Like A Damn Adult

Website Search for Childcare Providers
Find the contact details and Accreditation Status of child care services throughout Australia (Provided by the National Childcare Accreditation Council)


last modified: 30 Sep 2020