A guide to digital mental health resources for Australian primary school teachers.
This factsheet is designed for mental health professionals to use, whether as a resource to share with clients or as a reference guide. Others are welcome to use or share this resource for general information purposes only and within the scope of their professional role.
What is covered in this factsheet?
This factsheet provides brief information about how digital mental health resources can help primary school teachers support students and families, and suggests a range of Australian, evidence-based, free and low-cost digital mental health resources suitable for primary school teachers to direct students and families to.
The types of digital resources suggested include:
- Free phone and online counselling services, including crisis services.
- Online programs and websites providing up-to-date information and targeted treatment for emotional, behavioural and social issues in primary school students (and support for their families).
- Apps providing useful skills and strategies relevant to primary school students.
Who should use this factsheet?
This factsheet is designed primarily for teachers to use as a reference guide for suitable digital mental health resources for primary school students and their families.
You may also like to share this factsheet with other teachers or school staff who you feel could benefit from knowing more about digital mental health resources available for students.
Current as at 23 February 2023.
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