Links relating to youth services across Tasmania
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We support young people aged 12-25 with mental health, work & study (including help with finding a job or planning further education), physical health (including sexual health) and alcohol & other drugs services.
: Rural Alive and Well Inc (RAW)
Rural Alive and Well Inc (RAW) is a not for profit organisation delivering suicide prevention and community wellbeing services to Tasmanian rural communities. It also provides counselling services to the forestry industry.
: Rural Youth Tasmania
Rural Youth is an organisation open to people between the ages of 15 and 30, providing its members with opportunities to travel interstate and overseas, to enter state and national competitions, including the Young Farmer of the Year, and to learn new skills and explore individual talents.
: ABC HEYWIRE
HEYWIRE is a chance for you to tell your story. Sure, you might not have mobile phone service, and yes we can't see your face under that big akubra and through the blowflies. But Heywire is about breaking the stereotypes, keeping it real and giving a voice to Rural and Regional youth.
: Future Farmers Network
This network is a national not-for-profit organisation that has been set up to encourage and support young people as they pursue and continue careers in agriculture and its related fields.
: Kids Help Line
Kids Help Line is a free and confidential, telephone counselling service for 5 to 25 year olds in Australia.
: National Rural Health Students' Network
The National Rural Health Students' Network (NRHSN) represents 29 Rural Health Clubs with over 8,000 members located at universities throughout Australia. The NRHSN is a multidisciplinary network representing medical, nursing and allied health students aiming to increase the health workforce and health outcomes for rural and remote Australians.
A youth depression awareness campaign. Includes a range of depression and anxiety resources available, including materials developed by beyondblue, fact sheets, a range of other depression and anxiety materials, CDs, e-cards, and related links.