This MAP contains details of medical practitioners who have undertaken specific Youth Friendly Doctor training by the AMA (WA). Training increases the skills of GPs in several youth health issues including connecting with young people, alcohol and drugs, sexual health, mental health, eating disorders.Youth Doctors are able to communicate more effectively with young people and break down many of the barriers young people face in health care.
CAMHS in Western Australia is a govt. service that "offers support, advice and treatment to young people and their families who are experiencing mental health issues." Referral is needed by their treating therapist, specialist, GP, School or other community organisation. CAMHS provides recovery-focused programs for child and adolescent up to 18 years of age.
Services are available in both community & hospital settings. Visit here for a list of CLINIC LOCATIONS.
Reach Out is a safe online space for young people where you can access support and information through forums and Chit chat. Topics include relationships, bullying, sadness, stress, rights at work, support with sexual assault and more.
Kids Helpline is a free, 24/7 phone (1800 551800) and online counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25. The website also includes free resources for different age groups. www.kidshelpline.com.au
This link takes you COPMI website and is for young people who have parents who experience mental illness. There is information and free resources, advice from other young people and a section for young carers.