Links to clinical psychology related sites


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Here is a collection of handy or interesting links to other clinical psychology related websites.

 American Psychological Association is a central resource for Psychology in North America  with links to DSM etc.

Australian Psychological Society   The Australian Psychological Society provides information and services to Australian Psychologists and members of the public.  The site contains information about psychology, referrals and guidelines for psychological service.

Australian Drug Information Network  The ADIN provides a central point of access to quality Internet-based alcohol and drug information provided by prominent organisations in Australia and internationally.

The Better Health Channel is a Victorian Government site that covers a broad range of material including facts on post-natal depression and ways to improve physical and psychological health

Beyond Blue is a great source of information about depression

Depression Net provides a comprehensive online resource for people living with depression

Emotional Literacy Australia  - promoting emotional literacy in education, organisations, families and the wider community

Encyclopedia of psychology is a useful reference for terms etc.

Family Life  (formerly known as Southern Family Life) is an agency that provides counselling and support  services for families, children and young people in the Melbourne bayside area.

Finding optimism is a site devoted to a brilliant piece of Australian software. This mac and windows program is used for keeping an emotional journal and monitoring progress. It can be used by the individual or as part of data collection method with a person and their therapist

Dr Grohol's Psych Central is a vast collection of psychology related links. This is a great leaping off point for anything psychology.

Headroom is a website written by young people for young people that includes information on positive mental health, trauma and access to support services

Headspace is the national youth mental health foundation funded by the Australian Government.

Here for Life   Here for Life is a not-for-profit public benevolent organisation focusing on education, awareness and research aimed at the prevention of youth suicide

Kids' Helpline:  A national 24-hour telephone counselling service for children and young people in Australia.

Lifeline  A national 24-hour telephone counselling service for all ages.

Morningside Recovery: Morningside is a private therapeutic centre in Orange County, California. I offer this for the interesting summary articles they produce and not as an endorsement of their service.

NHMRC The National Health and Medical Research Council is Australia's peak body for supporting health and medical research; for developing health advice for the Australian community, health professionals and governments; and for providing advice on ethical behaviour in health care and in the conduct of health and medical research.

Psychology Watch provides quick access to mental health news as well as links to related professional resources

Psychology Board of Australia is the regulatory body for Psychologists and other health professionals.

Reach Out is a website for young people that covers issues including school pressures, family problems, sexuality, friendships and depression

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists is a useful site containing psychiatry specific links and information sheets.

SANE Australia  A national charity helping people affected by mental illness

Spectrum is a statewide service in Victoria that supports and works with local Area Mental Health Services to provide treatment for people with personality disorder. Spectrum focuses on those who are at risk from serious self-harm or suicide and who have particularly complex needs.

Turning Point is primarily concerned with research and dissemination of knowledge about best practices in drug and alcohol services.

Suicide Prevention Australia is a non-profit, non-government organisation working as a public health advocate in suicide prevention

Suicide Prevention is a suicide prevention service with useful information on depression and treatment

WHO  World Health Organization contains useful links to global programs and international positions on critical issues.