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Building resilience in teenagers

A selection of resources to help build resilience in teenagers.


Headspace is a national mental health organisation that is funded by the Government. They are there to provide support to young people who are going through a tough time. For more information, visit Headspace.

Avalon Youth Hub

Avalon Youth Hub is a community service for emotional well-being and associated issues, that has been established to support young people in Pittwater. The hub workers come from a vast range if experiences and are there to support you without judgement. They care about helping young people and their families reach the help they need to manage a multitude of issues and challenges.


13YARN [Thirteen YARN] is the first national crisis support line for mob who are feeling overwhelmed or having difficulty coping. We offer a confidential one-on-one yarning opportunity with a Lifeline-trained Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Crisis Supporter who can provide crisis support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 13YARN empowers our community with the opportunity to yarn without judgement and provide a culturally safe space to speak about their needs, worries or concerns.

If you, or someone you know, are feeling worried or no good, we encourage you to connect with 13YARN on 13 92 76 (24 hours/7 days) and talk with an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Crisis Supporter.


Helping teens……

  • Notice changes in moods and behaviour
  • Ask are you OK?
  • Listen non judgementally
  • Don't keep secrets when someone is at risk of harm

For more information visit Streetwork.