Counsellor’s Corner

Hello Families,

My name is Amanda Loos and I am the school counsellor at Nightcliff Middle School. I have set up this space to provide opportunities for Social Emotional Learning and Growth. My goal is to provide information related to wellbeing and information to keep you informed along with resources to help support the needs of yourself and family members.

If at any time you would like to contact me please do not hesitate to email me at:

amanda.loos1@nt.gov.au

or call me, 8983 7682

Make It A Great Day!

Amanda Loos

School Counsellor

Helpful Numbers:

Kids Helpline      1800 551 800

Headspace          1800 859 388

Lifeline                 13 11 14

Police                    13 14 14

Online access to counsellors:

Headspace – This is a service that can youth aged 12-25yrs can access without parental permission. It is voluntary. Headspace cover four core areas: mental health, physical health, work & health support, and alcohol and other drug services. It is operated through Anglicare NT.

Youth can go to https://headspace.org.au/eheadspace/ and set up an account and access counsellors via text and/or email. The app can also be downloaded on their phones. Youth can also call the 1800 number listed above.

Useful Resources:

BeYou provide some useful fact sheets on mental health https://beyou.edu.au/fact-sheets

Headpsace not only provides one on one counselling support and counselling supports through email, text and phone, it also has a lot of information and fact sheets regarding mental health https://headspace.org.au/

Tips and ideas for parents and guardians regarding online safety for children.

https://www.esafety.gov.au/parents

Information about COVID-19 (Coronavirus) https://headspace.org.au/young-people/how-to-cope-with-stress-related-to-covid-19/

Mindful Activities:

Yoga for uncertain times:         https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLui6Eyny-Uzy-b0MKzL2EfaTqB0ppgK06