Recent Articles

New research highlights Aussie parents’ need for support when it comes t...

Monday, 21st Jun 21

ReachOut Parents and Instagram launch new ‘Parents Guide to Instagram’ including safety information & tips.

Young Victorians urged to take a proactive approach to their mental health ...

Wednesday, 2nd Jun 21

Mental health experts are calling on young Victorians to be proactive about their mental health and to seek support if they need it during the current COVID-19 lockdown.

ReachOut welcomes the Federal Government’s significant investment in you...

Wednesday, 12th May 21

Australia’s most accessed online mental health service for young people and their parents ReachOut welcomes the Federal Government's significant $13.1m investment in critical digital mental health services for young Australians.

ReachOut announces new Board Chair

Monday, 15th Feb 21

ReachOut has announced that Julie White will step down from her role of Chair of the ReachOut Board this month, following 10 years of service. Current ReachOut Board Member, Andrew Wilson, has been announced today as the new Chair.

ReachOut's new student mental health tool launched to help thousands of you...

Sunday, 24th Jan 21

With thousands of Year 7 students commencing high school across the country from next week, Australia’s most accessed youth mental health service ReachOut has launched a new student wellbeing tool which will make the transition from primary school to high school easier and less challenging for students.

Ian Thorpe AM challenges Aussies to swim in support of youth mental health ...

Thursday, 21st Jan 21

Ian Thorpe AM, Patron and Board Member of Australia’s most accessed online mental health service for young people, ReachOut, is calling on people across Australia to jump in the water in March for Laps for Life – a month-long swimming challenge. 

New research finds young people in regional Australia as stressed about the...

Friday, 20th Nov 20

New research has found that over 50 per cent of young people living in regional, rural and remote areas of Australia are worried about their future, however when compared to their city counterparts they are less likely to seek support.

Focus on mental health reform welcome but greater support for young Austral...

Monday, 16th Nov 20

ReachOut responds to the release of the Productivity Commission’s report on Mental Health.

New support for young people stressed about work and money during COVID-19

Thursday, 24th Sep 20

New research from ReachOut shows that the number of young people in Australia concerned about work and/or finding a job has increased from 25.0 per cent in January 2020 to 37.5 per cent in July 2020.

Report finds new approaches to bullying needed for young Australians

Monday, 7th Sep 20

A new report from ReachOut, titled Unfriendly Friendships, has found that textbook definitions of bullying are missing the mark with young people, and says that a new approach is required to reduce rates of bullying and its impact on the mental health of young people in Australia.

Help is available as study stress skyrockets due to COVID-19

Sunday, 2nd Aug 20

Experts warn that the mental health of thousands of young people in Australia is at risk, in particular those in Year 12, as study stress skyrockets to unprecedented levels due to COVID-19-related disruption and uncertainty.

Young Victorians flocking to online mental health support during COVID lock...

Friday, 24th Jul 20

ReachOut is calling on young people in Victoria currently under lockdown to be proactive about their mental health and to seek support if they are struggling.

Spike in number of young Aussies seeking help online for body image and eat...

Wednesday, 15th Jul 20

New data released from Butterfly Foundation and ReachOut show a sharp spike in the number of young people seeking help online when it comes to body image and eating disorders during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mental health impacts of COVID-19 ongoing for young Aussies

Wednesday, 24th Jun 20

New research has revealed that young people continue to report feelings of depression, anxiety, fear and concern about their mental health despite the easing of COVID-19 restrictions and the majority of students returning to classrooms across the country.

Mental health concerns as thousands of young people seek help for lonelines...

Thursday, 21st May 20

ReachOut is responding to young people’s changing COVID-19 needs to address mental health and suicide risk.

KFC and ReachOut are throwing an epic couch party this friday with indie po...

Tuesday, 12th May 20

In some good news to turn that iso-frown upside down, KFC and ReachOut are throwing a big ol’ Couch Party, with indie pop duo Client Liaison, bringing their bangers live to the lounge rooms of Aussies spending another Friday night at home. Fans can tune in to the...

New data shows young people are reaching out for COVID-19 mental health sup...

Friday, 8th May 20

This morning, we’ve released new data that reveals that unprecedented numbers of young Australians are turning to digital support for their mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.

ReachOut launches COVID-19 study support hub for students across Australia

Sunday, 26th Apr 20

ReachOut, Australia’s leading online youth mental health service, has launched a new COVID-19 study support hub to support the mental health and wellbeing of students across Australia as they negotiate new online learning environments during the COVID-19 pandemic.

ReachOut Parents experts urge Australian parents to make their own mental h...

Thursday, 16th Apr 20

Digital mental health service ReachOut Parents is urging Australian parents of teenagers to make their own mental health a priority as they face increasing pressure during the COVID-19 pandemic and is providing free online support for parents of teenagers to help them manage the challenges that families are facing.

ReachOut provides free online mental health support to young Australians du...

Monday, 23rd Mar 20

ReachOut, Australia’s leading online youth mental health service, is providing free support to young Australians during the COVID-19 outbreak to help them stay well when it comes to their mental health.