SUPPORT Services

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1800 RESPECT

1800RESPECT is Australia's national sexual assault and family violence counselling service. They prioritise information, referral to appropriate services and counselling in order to support those seeking help. It is also a part of the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010-2022.

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DAISY

Daisy is a free app designed by 1800RESPECT that provides quick information about the relevant support services in your local area and nationally. The app includes safety features to protect the privacy of users and connect users to services quickly in times of need.

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REACHOUT

ReachOut Australia is a leading online mental health organisation for young people and their guardians to seek help and gain relevant information. Their services include practical support, tools and tips across a range of issues to ensure young people remain safe.

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LIFELINE

Lifeline is a crisis support and suicide prevention service that operates 24/7. The phone line can be used to discuss a range of issues - the counsellors are their to assist in any way they can. 

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RESPECT.GOV

Respect.gov is a joint Australian national, state and territory government initiative with the goal to act as influencers to young people to promote respect of oneself and others. They provide a wealth of resources  about recognising disrespect, talking about it and preventing it. They also include resources in 19 other languages.

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BEYOND BLUE

Beyond Blue are an online and phone service mostly surrounding depression, anxiety and suicide prevention. Their services include a 24/7 phone line, online chat, email and online forum to provide direct assistance to those seeking help. Support. Advice. Action is their focus. 

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WOMEN'S SERVICES NETWORK

The Women's Services Network (WESNET) is a national peak advocacy body that represents women and children who have experienced or currently experience domestic or family violence, specifically those living in shelters, refuges, safe houses, information and referral services. WESNET seeks to ensure that all women and children in Australia are safe from harm and free from the consequences of domestic and family violence.

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RELATIONSHIPS AUSTRALIA

Relationships Australia is national relationship support service that assists individuals, families and communities to achieve healthy and respectful relationships. Their services include counselling, family dispute resolution, and a range of educative programs  with families and communities. 

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END RAPE ON CAMPUS

End Rape On Campus Australia (EROC) works to end sexual violence at unviersities and residential colleges through direct support for survivors, prevention education, and policy reform at the federal, state and campus level. They also provide direct support for student activists in their fight for justice and cultural change.

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CANBERRA RAPE CRISIS CENTRE

If you have been raped you can phone the Canberra Rape Crisis Centre on (02) 6247 2525. CRCC is available for any woman, child, young person or man who has experienced any form of sexual abuse (adult rape, childhood sexual abuse, ritual abuse or sexual harassment) whether it is a recent assault or an assault that happened years ago.

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ANU

The Australian National University offers a number of health safety and wellbeing services. Here you will find a number of initiatives, programs and resources that will support your physical, social, spiritual and mental health to help you to maintain a healthy lifestyle during your studies.

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The University of Canberra has a range of high quality and affordable medical health, psychology, counselling and sexual health services on campus for the wellbeing of students as well as the local community. UC also provides contact information for a number of relevant services.

ACU

The Australian Catholic university has a number of safety, counselling, medical and advocacy services available to all students. The ACU student portal also provides information and contact numbers of relevant support services as well as information regarding reporting. 

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