Resources

Find our more about Michael's publicationsservices and information available for young people, their parents and teachers, and relevant tools and research

 

Publications

Michael has published several bestselling books for both parents and young people, to help navigate the stresses of growing up, from Surviving Year 12 to Princess Bitchface Syndrome, focusing on the particular issues faced by teenage girls. Purchase Michael's books from Penguin Australia.

Michael is also a regular blogger on Huffington Post Australia - read his articles.


Services and information

CanTeen is here for you if you're 12-24 and cancer has turned your world upside down.

CanTeen is here for you if you're 12-24 and cancer has turned your world upside down.

headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to 12-25 year olds.

headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to 12-25 year olds.

ReachOut.com helps under 25s with everyday questions through to tough times.

ReachOut.com helps under 25s with everyday questions through to tough times.

beyondblue’s youth program, Youthbeyondblue, aims to empower young people aged 12–25, their friends and those who care for them to respond to anxiety and depression.

beyondblue’s youth program, Youthbeyondblue, aims to empower young people aged 12–25, their friends and those who care for them to respond to anxiety and depression.

YSAS helps young people with substance dependance and misuse issues, mental illness and social disconnection to take control of their heath and wellbeing

YSAS helps young people with substance dependance and misuse issues, mental illness and social disconnection to take control of their heath and wellbeing

Kids Helpline is a free, private and confidential, phone counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25.

Kids Helpline is a free, private and confidential, phone counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25.

Smiling Mind is modern meditation for young people. It’s a simple tool that gives a sense of calm, clarity and contentment.

Smiling Mind is modern meditation for young people. It’s a simple tool that gives a sense of calm, clarity and contentment.

Programs to care for children who have experienced or witnessed serious violence; reduce the incidence of bullying, cyber bullying and other cyber risks; and, advocate for the safety and wellbeing of children.

Programs to care for children who have experienced or witnessed serious violence; reduce the incidence of bullying, cyber bullying and other cyber risks; and, advocate for the safety and wellbeing of children.

The Suicide Call Back Service is a 24-hour, nationwide service that provides telephone and online counselling to people 15 years and over.

The Suicide Call Back Service is a 24-hour, nationwide service that provides telephone and online counselling to people 15 years and over.


Tools and research