Resources

Mental & Physical Health

In this section: Telephone Hotlines | Online Mental Health Resources | Online Harassment & Bullying | Healthy Living

Telephone Hotlines

IF YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW IS IN IMMEDIATE DANGER, CALL 000 (AU) or 111 (NZ)

Australia πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί
Alcohol & Drugs Info 9361 8000
Child Protection Line 13 21 11
Gambling Helpline 1800 858 858
Indigenous Legal Line 1800 639 784
Kids’ Helpline (Under 25’s) 1800 551 800
Lifeline Crisis Support 13 11 14
Men’s Development Network 1800 816 588
Mensline Australia 1300 789 978
Mental Health Access Line 1800 011 511
Rape Crisis Centre 1800 424 017
Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence Counselling 1800 737 732
Veterans Counselling 1800 011 046
New Zealand πŸ‡³πŸ‡Ώ
Alcohol & Drug Helpline 0800 787 797
Healthline 0800 611 116 or text “help” to 4357
Kidsline (Under 18’s) 0800 543 754
Lifeline 0800 543 354
National Telehealth Service (1737) 1737 (free call or text)
Samaritans 0800 726 666
Suicide Crisis Helpline 0508 828 865
The Depression Helpline 0800 111 757
Youthline 0800 376 633

Online Mental Health Resources

Aunty Dee Logo Aunty Dee πŸ‡³πŸ‡Ώ Aunty Dee, run by the non-government organisation Le Va, approaches wellbeing in a holistic way, taking into account all dimensions of a person, family or community – physical, mental, social, environmental and spiritual.
Beyond Blue Logo Beyond Blue πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί Beyond Blue is an Australian independent non-profit organisation working to address issues associated with depression, suicide, anxiety disorders and other related mental disorders.
Black Dog Institute Logo Black Dog Institute πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί The Black Dog Institute is a translational research institute that aims to reduce the incidence of mental illness and the stigma around it, to actively reduce suicide rates and empower everyone to live the most mentally healthy lives possible.
Check Point Logo CheckPoint πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί πŸ‡³πŸ‡Ώ CheckPoint is a charity that provides mental health resources for gamers and the gaming community. Their missions are to raise awareness for mental health issues, reduce stigma, and improve wellbeing within our community.
headspace Logo headspace πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί headspace addresses the unique barriers many young people face to accessing mental health support by providing a holistic mental health support service for 12 – 25 year olds. With a focus on early intervention, headspace works with young people to provide support at a crucial time in their lives – to help get them back on track and strengthen their ability to manage their mental health in the future.
HeartMob Logo HeartMob πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί πŸ‡³πŸ‡Ώ HeartMob is an online service allowing you to report and document harassment across platforms, and seek help and support from members of the HeartMob community.
HeartMob Logo HeartSupport πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί πŸ‡³πŸ‡Ώ HeartSupport is a US-based group, primarily aimed toward mental health among metal music fans and creators. They run a mental health and support chat live on Twitch 4-6pm ESTβ€”Mon, Tues, Thurs, and Fri.
HelpGuide Logo HelpGuide πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί πŸ‡³πŸ‡Ώ HelpGuide is a global organisation that provides evidence-based mental health education, as well as promoting empowering advice not only for mental health, but also physical wellbeing.
Lifeline NZ Logo Lifeline Aotearoa πŸ‡³πŸ‡Ώ Lifeline Aotearoa has been helping New Zealanders in crisis for over 50 years. Their services are answered by qualified counsellors and trained volunteers from centres in Auckland and Christchurch.
Lifeline AU Logo Lifeline Australia πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί Lifeline is a national charity providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services.
Like Minds Logo Like Minds, Like Mine πŸ‡³πŸ‡Ώ Targeted at people who have the potential to exclude, particularly in workplace and community settings, Like Minds, Like Mine aims to raise awareness around discrimination and exclusion of people with mental illness or distress, and promote social inclusion and end discrimination against people with mental illness.
Patch Gaming Logo Patch Gaming πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί πŸ‡³πŸ‡Ώ PatchGaming, a CheckPoint community, seeks to reach out to and connect with people who are suffering from mental illnesses and create a community in which they can interact with others who are also suffering from similar issues.
SPARX Logo SPARX πŸ‡³πŸ‡Ώ SPARX is a computer program that helps young people with mild to moderate depression. It can also help if you’re feeling anxious or stressed.
Lowdown Logo The Lowdown πŸ‡³πŸ‡Ώ The Lowdown is a website to help young New Zealanders recognise and understand depression or anxiety. Through early recognition and help, their aim is to recude the impact depression or anxiety has on the lives of young New Zealanders, now and throughout their adult lives.

Online Harassment & Bullying

eSafety Logo eSafety πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί The eSafety Commissioner, an initiative from the Australian Government, provides useful information for both defining, and how to handle, online abuse.
Mixer Logo Mixer πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί πŸ‡³πŸ‡Ώ Experiencing harassment or any form of bullying on Mixer? This link explains how to report both abusive chat members and streamers.
Netsafe Logo Netsafe πŸ‡³πŸ‡Ώ Netsafe is New Zealand’s independent, non-profit online safety organisation. The Netsafe website provides resources on both defining and dealing with online abuse.
TechSafety Logo TechSafety πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί πŸ‡³πŸ‡Ώ TechSafety, managed by the USA’s National Network to End Domestic Violence, is a blog discussing technology, privacy, and safety in the context of intimate partner violence, sexual assault, and violence against women.
The Line Logo The Line πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί The Line, an award winning campaign part of the Our Watch initiative, maintains a helpful list that defines forms of online harassment and bullying.
Twitch Logo Twitch πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί πŸ‡³πŸ‡Ώ Experiencing harassment or any form of bullying on Twitch? This link explains how to report both abusive chat members and streamers.
YouTube Logo YouTube πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί πŸ‡³πŸ‡Ώ Experiencing harassment or any form of bullying on YouTube? This third-party link explains how to report both abusive chat, streamers, videos and comments.

Healthy Living

#selfcare Logo #selfcare
iOS | Android
#SelfCare is a companion app for relaxation and mindfulness. Give yourself a few minutes every day to focus on yourself, away from the stresses of life.
HelpGuide Logo HelpGuide HelpGuide is a global organisation that provides evidence-based mental health education, as well as promoting empowering advice not only for mental health, but also physical wellbeing.
Rainymood Logo Rainymood
iOS | Android
Rainymood is a white noise generator focusing on rain sounds to help relax your mind, whether that be for meditation, falling asleep, or just winding down after a long day.
Relax Melodies Logo Relax Melodies
iOS | Android
Anything involving screen time and lighting can be emotionally and physically exhausting. Relax Melodies is an app that provides soothing audio to help you fall asleep, or to meditate to after a long session in front of the camera.

Streaming & Content Creation

In this section: Software & Services | Communities | Game Keys & Early Access

Software & Services

OBS Logo Open Broadcaster Software The incredibly popular OBS is a feature-rich open-source solution for video recording and live streaming. Available for Windows, Mac and Linux.
Pretzel Logo Pretzel Rocks Don’t get DMCAed! No matter what platform you stream on, Pretzel Rocks contains hundreds of hours of stream safe music, with a player app specifically designed for streamers looking for music to accompany their content.
StreamElements Logo StreamElements StreamElements is a comprehensive set of tools for your streaming channel, providing services like loyalty points, overlays, and chat bot functionalities.
ChatBot Logo StreamLabs ChatBot StreamLabs Chatbot, formerly AnkhBot, is one of the most popular bot applications for streamer channels. It provides functions like channel currency, giveaway management, chat-based minigames, and much more. It supports Twitch, YouTube and Mixer, and is available for Windows.
SLOBS Logo StreamLabs OBS A development fork of OBS, StreamLabs OBS integrates the features of OBS with a number of StreamLabs specific enhancements and optimisations. Available for Windows and Mac.
XSplit Logo XSplit XSplit Gamecaster and XSplit Broadcaster are solutions for both video recording and live streaming. Available for free with some limitations, or under a paid Pro license, for Windows.
VCam Logo XSplit VCam XSplit VCam is an innovative software alternative to a traditional green screen. It offers features like background removal, blurring, or complete background customisation with graphics or videos. Available for free with watermarking, or under a paid Premium license, for Windows.
YouTube Logo YouTube Audio Library Looking for background music or sound effects for your latest YouTube video? YouTube’s audio library contains hundreds of royalty-free audio resources that are available to all YouTube content creators.

Communities

Twitch Adelaide Logo Twitch Adelaide A detailed description is to come for this entry!
Twitch Brisbane Logo Twitch Brisbane A detailed description is to come for this entry!
Twitch Melbourne Logo Twitch Melbourne A detailed description is to come for this entry!
Twitch NZ Logo Twitch New Zealand A detailed description is to come for this entry!
Twitch Perth Logo Twitch Perth A detailed description is to come for this entry!
Twitch Sydney Logo Twitch Sydney A detailed description is to come for this entry!
Twitch Tasmania Logo Twitch Tasmania A detailed description is to come for this entry!
WoES Logo Women of Esports Women of Esports is a community designed to empower women in esports through a global community and mentorship program, and to bring awareness to the challenges women face along with building a platform for change.

Game Keys & Early Access

VMC Logo VMC Global Beta Test Network The Global Beta Test Network is a service used by many AAA publishers to stress test their latest games before they’re released.
Keymailer Logo Keymailer Keymailer is an online resource for content creators, game publishers, developers and PR agencies to connect, send and receive game keys for review, and highlight the great content generated from those keys.
Terminals.io Logo Terminals.io Terminals.io is a website that allows all kinds of gamers to check out upcoming releases from both AAA and Indie developers. If you register as a streamer or content creator, you’re also able to request and receive codes to play those games. If you’re a developer or publisher, you can use Terminals.io to get your games out to the people you need to reach.
Woovit Logo Woovit Sign up to Woovit to be connected to over 700 developers actively looking for content creators to showcase and review their games. Link your platforms to your Woovit account and apply for keys directly through the website, so that you can spend more time creating content and less time tracking down game keys.

Business & Growth

In this section: Networking | Merchandise, Promotional Material, Design Resources | Analytics & Project Management

Networking

BEE Logo BEE BEE is an online email design service that allows you to create email campaigns that look beautiful on both desktop and mobile.
Buffer Logo Buffer If you find it hard to keep on top of posts across social media channels, Buffer is the service for you. Through Buffer you can create and schedule posts for any and all social platforms you link to your Buffer account, for synchronised posting at a time you set.
Hitmarker Logo Hitmarker Hitmarker is a job listing site that will allow you to search for jobs within not only esports, but also gaming and tech.
LinkedIn Logo LinkedIn Would you like to make a career out of content creation? You should consider signing up to LinkedIn, the world’s largest platform for networking among industry professionals. Note that you will need to use your real name to sign up.
WoES Logo Women of Esports Women of Esports is a community designed to empower women in esports through a global community and mentorship program, and to bring awareness to the challenges women face along with building a platform for change.

Merchandise, Promotional Material, Design Resources

Coolors Logo Coolors Coolors is a website that helps you create colour schemes by finding complimentary colours from one or more selections.
Envato Logo Envato One of the largest repositories of stock media online, Envato allows you to view and purchase graphics, photographs, music, sound effects, and much more.
Moo Logo Moo Moo is an online printing service for high quality promotional material such as business cards and flyers.
Paletton Logo Paletton Paletton is a versatile colour picker that helps you create beautiful colour schemes in a variety of different ways.
Skillshare Logo Skillshare Skillshare is an excellent website with a multitude of courses and instructional material not only on design and graphics, but on almost any field you might want to learn more about.
Udemy Logo Udemy Want to create amazing graphics yourself, but not sure where to begin? Pick up an introductory design course through Udemy and learn at your own pace.
Vistaprint Logo Vistaprint Vistaprint is a printing service with an extremely diverse range of products, from business cards and brochures to shirts, lanyards and hats.

Analytics & Project Management

SocialBlade Logo SocialBlade SocialBlade is a comprehensive analytics site that covers most popular social media platforms such as Twitch, YouTube, Twitter, and many more.
SullyGnome Logo SullyGnome For detailed analytics of your Twitch channel, look no further than SullyGnome. Just put in your username and the website will show you everything you’ve ever wanted to know about your Twitch analytics.
Trello Logo Trello Trello is a free visual project management tool that allows you to organise your ideas and projects in a card/column system. It can be used on your own, or you can invite others to view and collaborate with your projects.