Some Useful Links for You

Authentic Happiness
A terrific site to find surveys measuring happiness from the founder of Positive Psychology Dr. Martin Seligman

Australian Breastfeeding Association
Community based self-help group offers information, counselling, and support services, on breastfeeding issues

Child Abuse Prevention Services
The Child Abuse Prevention Service runs a telephone help line – free call 1800 688 009 in Australia – and provides family support and community education.

Beyond Blue
Provides information about depression to consumers, carers and health professionals.

Child Care Access Hotline
An Australian Government free telephone service to help you find a child care service that meets your needs

Family Relationship Advice Line
An Australian Government Initiative Helping Families Build Better Relationships

Early parenting service

Life Line
 24 Hour telephone crisis support counselling – 13 11 14

PANDA – Post and Antenatal Depression Association
Provides support to women men and their families who are suffering from perinatal postnatal antenatal depression

Provide support, counselling and parent education –  1300 30 1300 from 8am-10pm, 7 days a week

Parent  Infant  Research Institute
PIRI is a vigorous and innovative Australian research institute whose aim is to develop and apply treatments to improve the emotional well-being of parents and infants

Sane Australia Mental Health Initiative
SANE Australia is a national charity working for a better life for people affected by mental illness – through campaigning, education and research

Suicide Call Back Service
The Suicide Call Back Service is a free 24 hour nationwide telephone support service with Professional counsellors avaiable to assist with suicide-related issues 

Tresillian Family Care Centres
Australia’s largest child and family health organisation providing expert parenting advice to families during the early years