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Good Grief provides grief education and support, but not counselling or therapy. If you are looking for a counselling service in your area, go to the LifeLine Service Provider http://www.lifeline.org.au/find_help/service_finder

ADULT SERVICES

Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement

http://www.grief.org.au
The Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement is an independent, not for profit organisation providing grief and bereavement education in Australia. Its mission is to build the capacity of individuals, organisations and communities in order to enhance well-being following adverse life events.

National Association for Loss and Grief (NSW)

http://www.nalag.org.au
National Association for Loss and Grief (NSW) offers grief support groups as well as training and advice on grief issues. Regional chapters are located across the state.

Bereavement CARE Centre

http://www.bereavementcare.com.au
The Bereavement Care Centre offers complete bereavement care services including bereavement counselling, educational courses, educational books and DVDs and information for bereaved adults and children.

LifeLine

http://www.lifeline.org.au
Lifeline is a not-for-profit organisation offering a number of services, including telephone and online counselling, training, and community events, at both the national and local level.

The Compassionate Friends

www.thecompassionatefriends.org.au
TCF is part of world-wide self-help organisation offering friendship and understanding to bereaved parents, siblings and grand-parents. They offer friendship and understanding to families who are grieving the death of a child of any age, from any cause including suicide. All bereaved family members are welcome.

The White Wreath Association

http://www.whitewreath.com
The White Wreath Association is a national organisation which offers support for those bereaved by suicide as well as advocating for changes to provide greater support for those at risk of suicide and their carers.

For more links, click here (http://www.grief.org.au/internetl.html)

Living is for Everyone aka LIFE

Our website is www.livingisforeveryone.com.au, the official site of the Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing’s National Suicide Prevention Strategy.

 

Mesothelioma Guide - restoring hope to mesothelioma patients 

http://www.mesotheliomaguide.com

Our mission is to guide mesothelioma patients and their loved ones towards answers, care options and free health solutions that improve their lives. The Mesothelioma Guide was founded with over a decade of experience serving the mesothelioma community and a commitment to creating a better enviroment for patients and family members.  

The Mesothelioma Centre

The Mesothelioma Centre is an up-to-date resource for all mesothelioma issues ranging from mesothelioma statistics to diagnosis options. Asbestos.com is committed to providing the latest, up-to-date information to our visitors in the hopes of spreading awareness about the dangers of asbestos cancer. This website offers a one-stop resource on all asbestos issues ranging from occupational exposure to mesothelioma treatment options. As the leading asbestos and mesothelioma resource, Abestos.com offers more than 3,000 pages of the most comprehensive and cutting edge information on the web.

Royal College of Psychiatrists – A Leaflet on Bereavement

This leaflet is for anyone who has been bereaved, their family and friends, and anyone else who wants to learn more. http://www.rcpsych.ac.uk/mentalhealthinformation/mentalhealthproblems/bereavement/bereavement.aspx

Suicide Prevention Resources: Reminding Loved Ones That Life is Precious

This US webpage provides a short overview of suicide prevention including warning signs of people at risk and additional web links. http://bit.ly/JL4kgk
 

KIDS AND YOUNG PEOPLE'S SERVICES

National Centre for Childhood Grief

www.childhoodgrief.org.au

Kids Help Line

www.kidshelp.com.au Kids Help Line is Australia's only free, confidential and anonymous, telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25.

Now What - for young people living with cancer

Provides young people information, support and connection. Information ranges from cancer types and treatment, to coping strategies for dealing with grief and loss. It also has a community available for young people to discuss issues, and the site contains many stories, so young people can find others in the same situation and understand they are not alone.

Health professionals can also order resources to give young people in their care living with cancer. Young people have been extensively involved in the development of this site, and it is proudly brought to young people by CanTeen – the Australian Organisation for Young People Living with Cancer.

www.nowwhat.org.au

Reach Out - Inspire Foundation

Reach Out - reachout.com - is a web-based initiative that offers information, support and resources to help young people improve their understanding of mental health issues, develop resilience, and increase their coping skills and help-seeking behaviour.

Anonymous and available 24 hours a day, Reach Out serves young people, in particular those who are geographically or socially isolated, who may not be comfortable seeking professional help, or who are unsure about where to find the help they need in their community.