ABC Open Aftermath Project
"I believe sharing stories truly helps the soul to come to terms with the randomness of such experiences”
- Miranda Grant, ABC Open Producer
ABC Open produces and publishes stories from regional communities. Check out their Aftermath project for some inspiring disaster recovery stories.
Visit them here.
Kids Helpline is free, private, confidential and it’s for people aged five to 25 years (not just little kids!). Trained counsellors are can lend an ear 24 hours a day.
Singer-songwriter Lisa Mitchell grew up in the country, along the Murray River, in an area that’s drought stricken and fire-prone. Her family was touched by bushfires so she wanted to send a message of support in Red Cross’ After the emergency MP3s.
Teenagers In Emergencies
Four Victorian teenagers have turned their personal experiences with fire and flood in the Gippsland region into an award-winning information resource...one award even earned them $10,000 to keep the project going!
headspace is all about what’s happening in your head.
It's a virtual and real-life place to get information. The online site has maps of the real-life sites, or drop in to a headspace centre (there's 30 around Australia). It’s free, confidential and you don’t have to make appointments to drop in.
Phatchance, aka Chance Waters, shared his indie hip-hop with us for the After the emergencies MP3s.
Find out more about Australian Red Cross
Learn more about the work of Australian Red Cross, both here in Australia and the Asia Pacific region.
Mindfulness means paying attention with openness, curiosity and flexibility. Learn more about mindfulness on the ABC's Making Australia Happy website or check out the mindfulness track on the After the Emergency playlist