Youth Violence and Bullying: Getting Help

Violence by young girls is on the rise, as examined in our Australians Exposed documentary, Girl Fight.

If you or someone you know has been affected or involved in a violent incident or bullying, there are a number of places you can go for help, support or more information.

Kids Help Line- 1800 55 1800
Free confidential 24 hour telephone counselling services for 5 to 25-year-olds in Australia.

Lifeline Australia - 13 11 44
Lifeline offer 24 hour telephone counselling.

Bullying. No way!

An educational website for Australian school communities and the general public to minimise bullying, harassment and violence in schools.

Head Room

Aims to inform young people, their caregivers and service providers about positive mental health.


A long term antiviolence project based on personal responsibility and reform by education that works with both the victims and most importantly, the perpetrators of crime. Ken Marslew believes that society’s current level of violence has not happened overnight and the organisation he founded stresses personal responsibility and education.


TOUGHLOVE is a non-profit, educational organisation offering self-help materials to parents, kids in trouble and the professionals working for them. /

Youth Beyondblue: A youth depression awareness campaign

Information, fact sheets, resources and young people's stories on depression and anxiety

A web-based service which aims to inspire young people to help themselves through tough times.The site has fact sheets and personal stories about a wide range of health and lifestyle issues, as well as profiles of famous people, an e-newsletter and a database where you can look for help in your area.

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