Maggie supports and recommends the following sites:

Free, confidential support & resources for kids and/or adolescents

Kids Help Line – 1800 55 1800 or online chat and email counselling at Calls are free from landlines, public phones and Optus network mobiles.
Headspace –
Reach Out –
Beyond Blue – 1300 22 4636 or
Moodgym –


Free, confidential support and resources for parents and other adults

Lifeline – 131 114 or
Reach Out –
Beyond Blue – 1300 22 4636 or
Moodgym –
Black Dog Institute –
Ecouch self-help, interactive online program –
Parentline – 1300 30 1300 (local call cost) support, counselling, information. Online at


Other useful sites

Raising Children Network: The Australian parenting website
The Resilience Doughnut –
Steve Biddulph –
Brain Gym –
Dr Arne Rubinstein (rites of passage specialist/author of The Making of Men) –
Dannielle Miller, author, educator and CEO of Enlighten Education/Goodfellas and ‘girl champion’ –
Clark Wight, educational and leadership consultant – email [email protected]
The Brave Program (programs for children, teens suffering anxiety and their parents – from The University of Queensland):
Norman Doidge (neuroplasticity) –
The Hawn Foundation –
Jenny Mosley’s Circle Time –
Belinda Whateley’s Revolution Learning –
BestPrograms4Kids programs (behavioural, emotional and social skills training)
Nature Play WA –