Access to handouts and more links to helpful websites will be available soon.
Tourette Syndrome and Tic Disorders
Tourette Syndrome Association of Australia – this website has educational information about Tourette Syndrome and tic disorders and information on accessing support, including support groups in your local area. You can also purchase brief educational material for a small fee.
Tourette Syndrome Plus – this website is a comprehensive resource providing vast information about tic disorders, Tourette Syndrome and associated conditions such as OCD and ADHD. There are various resources for patients, family members, and professionals available for free download.
Trichotillomania Learning Centre – this website has comprehensive information about trichotillomania and other body focussed repetitive behaviours. You can access various educational materials and can also purchase relevant books and other items (such as fiddle toys) directly from the website.
Non-Suicidal Self Injury (Self-Harm)
Self-Injury and Recovery – this website contains comprehensive information to assist people to understand self-injury, why someone may hurt themselves, and how to help someone recover from self-injury as part of the Cornell Research Program on Self-Injury and Recovery. Resources for people who self-injure, their families, friends, and clinicians are available for free download.
Please note that some of the helplines listed on the website are American-based and may not be available in Australia. For a list of Australian helplines please see our after hours information page.