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Youth Links

Youth Links

Crisis Support Services
Carer's Australia 1800 242 636 carer's advisory and counselling service
Beyond Blue Youth  1300 222 4636 (24 hrs) telephone and online support
Kids Helpline 1800 55 1800 kids and youth (5 to 25) and parents
HealthDirect Australia helpline 1800 022 222 (24 hrs) 
Lifeline 131 114 (24 hrs) crisis telephone counselling
SANE 1800 18 SANE (7263) 9-5 weekdays for information and advice
Suicide Call Back Service (24 hrs ) free crisis telephone support for people aged 15 years and over
Translation/Interpreting Services 131 450

Social networking
Big D and Me Kidney Dialysis Blog
ChIPS - Social and peer support Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne - for youth (12-25 ) living with chronic illness
From the Sharp End of the Needle List of global CKD blogs and other goodies
Home Dialysis Central - Message Board USA - supported by Aussie health professionals

Support Services
Livewire Online moderated chat for young people (10-20 yrs) living with a serious illness, chronic health condition or disability, and siblings.


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