At Beleura Junior Football Club we have Health and Wellbeing Officers who are accessible around the club and are dedicated to ensuring our players feel safe and supported.

From time to time, we all need some help, support or someone to listen to any challenges we may face.

All Beleura Health & Wellbeing officers are trained in Youth Mental Health First Aid.

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is the help provided to a person developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Just as physical first aid is administered to an injured person before medical treatment can be obtained, MHFA is given until appropriate treatment is found or until the crisis is resolved.

HEADSPACE – Frankston

Counselling for young people (headspace)
Provides up to 6 counselling sessions with a Better Access counsellor.

Urgency levels: Direct Help, Some Help, Seeking Information
Phone: 03 9769 6419
Age Group: 12 – 25 Years

KIDS HELPLINE: 24 Hour Kids Helpline And Webchat

Provides 24 Hour emergency crisis support, phone counselling and web chat to young people who need help with different issues affecting their health and wellbeing. You may need support with pressure from peers at school or with friends and family, learning from mistakes, dealing with loneliness or family issues at home or staying safe and having fun at parties.

Urgency levels: Urgent Help, Direct Help, Some Help, Seeking Information.
Phone: 1800 551 800
Age Group: 5 – 25 Years

PENINSULA HEALTH (Frankston Hospital)

Mental Health Triage Service.

Urgency levels: Urgent Help, Direct Help.
Phone: 1300 792 977
Age Group: Minimum 18 Years

BEYOND BLUE: 24 Hour Telephone Support (Beyondblue)

Provides over the phone support to young people experiencing signs of depression and anxiety. beyondblue is an independent, not-for-profit organisation working to reduce the impact of anxiety, depression and suicide in Australia.

Urgency levels: Urgent Help, Direct Help, Some Help, Seeking Information
Phone: 1300 22 4636

LIFELINE: Provides 24/7 Crisis Support And Suicide Prevention Services

People call Lifelines 24 Hour crisis line 13 11 14 about:

  • Suicidal thoughts or attempts
  • Personal Crisis
  • Anxiety, Depression, Loneliness, Abuse and Trauma
  • Stresses from work, Family or Society
  • Self-help information for friends and family
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