Tips for supporting your teenager
There are a number of ways to support your teen in getting help for mental health concerns. If you'd like to understand more about why getting help early is important and knowing when to get help, read our fact sheet on getting help for teenagers.
Otherwise, see below for information on the types of help available for your teenager’s mental health.
Use this quiz to help find support outside the traditional GP and health setting. Read more
Psychologist Anna Sidis explains the difference between normal teenager behaviour and mental health conditions. Read more
Hear Lisa's story on how she got professional help for her 14 year old daughter. Read more
A short quiz to help you connect with the right support from ReachOut Parents. Read more
Get support and chat to other parents and carers in our peer support forums. Read more
If you want to talk things through with someone right now, find the hotline in your state. Read more
Visiting your teenager’s GP is a good first step to find out whether they have a mental illness. Read more
Psychologist Clare Rowe explains why seeing a psychologist is helpful in improving mental health. Read more
Visiting a mental health professional alone allows teenagers to speak openly and honestly. Read more