Mental health resources
There are some great online resources that cater to students, as well as some more general support tools.
Providing support for all Australian tertiary students, thedesk has online quizzes, advice and other content aimed at helping students maintain good physical and mental health.
UON Navigator is a website featuring articles and videos created by University of Newcastle students for University of Newcastle students. The ‘Taking care of you’ category is dedicated to ensuring you have your best possible uni experience, with advice on how to stay on top of studies, maintain your mental and physical health, and tips on how to unwind after a stressful day.
Funded by the Australian Government, Mindspot offers free online and over-the-phone courses to help adults living in Australia manage issues such as depression, anxiety and stress.
These free online programs are aimed at helping students improve their mental health or deal with issues surrounding substance abuse, including alcohol, stimulants and smoking. Created by NSW Health and the University of New South Wales, eCliPSE UON has been modified specifically to help students at the University of Newcastle
Along with the range of online resources there are lots of helplines and services that are just a phone call away.
(02) 4921 5000
1800 250 015
|Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Helpline||1800 737 732|
|Suicide Call Back Service||1300 659 467|
|Kids Help Line||1800 55 1800|
|Mensline Australia||1300 789 978|
|QLife||1800 184 527|
|Counselling (Callaghan)||(02) 4921 6622|
|Counselling (Ourimbah)||(02) 4348 4060|
|Medical Centre (Callaghan)||(02) 4921 6000|
|Medical Centre (Ourimbah)||(02) 4348 4060|