Helping a friend through a tough time can be rewarding, but also sometimes overwhelming. While you're caring for your mate, it's also important that you look after your own health and wellbeing.
Read about other people’s experiences and talk to other young people.
A Builder is a member of RO who has put their hand up to take support to the next level.
How do you do peer support?
First of all, I know how scary this is. It's huge and it's so easy to feel completely responsible.
My littlest sister has autism and I'm learning how to support her.
eheadspace online and telephone service supports young people and their families going through a tough time.
For ages 12 – 25
Available 9am – 1am AEST
Kids Helpline is Australia’s only free, 24/7 phone and online counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25.
For ages 5 – 25
Available 8am - 12am AEST
Lifeline is a national charity providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services.
For all ages
Available 7pm – 12am AEST
NextStep is a series of interactive questions that can help you find the best support options for you, faster.