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University Websites

You may find the following links to university websites of interest. Except for e-couch, MoodGYM and Beacon, the BluePages team has no control over the content of these sites. We do not necessarily recommend, agree with or certify that these sites are accurate or helpful (see Disclaimer).

Australia

MoodGYM

  • www.moodgym.anu.edu.au
  • National Institute for Mental Health Research, Australian National University. An interactive, evidence-based program for depression which incorporates cognitive behavioural therapy. Research has found MoodGYM to be helpful in reducing symptoms of depression in users (See Online Prevention).

e-couch

  • www.ecouch.anu.edu.au
  • National Institute for Mental Health Research, Australian National University. An interactive, evidence-based, self help program that includes modules for social anxiety and generalised anxiety, as well as depression. It provides self help interventions drawn from cognitive, behavioural and interpersonal therapies as well as relaxation and physical activity.

Beacon

  • www.beacon.anu.edu.au
  • National Institute for Mental Health Research, Australian National University. Provides consumers and professionals with information about e-health online applications for mental health and physical health disorders. Websites throughout the world are reviewed and ranked by a panel of health experts. Consumers can also submit rankings and comments.

The Australian Child and Adolescent Trauma, Loss and Grief Network (ACTATLGN)

  • www.earlytraumagrief.anu.edu.au
  • The network focuses on bringing together stakeholders in the areas of practice, policy and research related to children and adolescents with experiences of trauma, loss and grief. It also aims to provide the best available knowledge, information and resources to support service providers, researchers, educators, trainers, policy makers and advocates.

This Way Up Clinic, UNSW

OCD Stop

  • www.ocdstop.org.au
  • Brain & Psychological Sciences Research Centre, Swinburne University of Technology. Provides consumers with information about OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) and strategies for addressing OCD-related thoughts, feelings and behaviours that cause difficulty and distress. During this program, consumers also receive assistance from a qualified therapist in the form of weekly emails. The program is free and completely confidential.