Anxiety in children
Anxiety is a normal part of life that can sometimes affect children. Learn more about the signs of anxiety in children and how to help them.
Just for kids: your feelings and mental health
Kids can have issues such as depression, anxiety, bullying, cyberbullying, body issues, self-harming and drugs and alcohol abuse. Here's where to get help.
Depression in teenagers
One in five children and adolescents is affected by mental health problems and disorders. Discover the signs by reading this page.
Kids and mental health
Trusted information about kids and mental health from leading Australian health organisations.
Mental health helplines
The main groups throughout Australia that can help with mental health problems, including healthdirect partners and leading Australian health organisations.
Self-esteem and mental health
Discover trusted information, online programs, fact sheets and resources on self-esteem and mental health from leading Australian health organisations.
Anxiety in teenagers
Anxiety disorders can be especially serious for teenagers as they are still developing. Learn more about how anxiety can affect teenagers and how to get help.
Online therapy (eTherapy)
Trusted information about online therapy (eTherapy), including what online therapy is, the benefits and disadvantages of online therapy, costs and other considerations and where to start from leading Australian health organisations.
Diagnosis of ADHD
An ADHD diagnosis is usually made by a specialist paediatrician or child psychiatrist who assesses the child's behaviour, interviewing parents and teachers.
Bullying occurs in many ways, all of which cause distress and pain to the person being bullied. Learn more here about where to go for advice and support.