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World-class mental health research centre announced in Budget 2017

Posted on May 14th, 2017 · Posted in Articles, Materials & Programs

Black Dog Institute and Hunter Institute of Mental Health received $5 million in the federal budget to establish a Centre for Research Excellence in the Prevention of Anxiety and Depression. Mental.. read more

Safe Schools Hub has changed to the Student Wellbeing Hub

Posted on October 14th, 2016 · Posted in Materials & Programs, Policy

The Australian Government Department of Education and Training has a new website, the Student Wellbeing Hub, which is underpinned by the National Safe Schools Framework. There are some excellent resources here.  A very.. read more

Dress For Change – Mental health awareness and suicide prevention

Posted on August 24th, 2016 · Posted in Links, Materials & Programs

ESSR is a company set up by young people who have had mental health issues. They have developed a Dress for Change T-shirt range where 100% of the profits goes.. read more

The NEST Action Agenda …

Posted on June 4th, 2016 · Posted in Materials & Programs, SWAN

… to promote the Wellbeing of Children and Young People in Australia.  Latest news from ARACY: aracy.org.au/projects/the-nest

Our future: a Lancet commission on adolescent health and wellbeing

Posted on May 15th, 2016 · Posted in Journals, Materials & Programs, Research & Policy

bit.ly/1WwTsaW: “The largest generation of adolescents and young people in human history (1.8 billion) demands more attention and action. Adolescents and young adults face unprecedented social, economic, and cultural change… read more

Important recent research on resilience

Posted on January 17th, 2016 · Posted in Materials & Programs, Research

Documents from Vic Health: Current theories relating to resilience and young people Epidemiological evidence relating to resilience and young people_web Interventions to build resilience among young people

Conflict Resolution Network has a new Website

Posted on September 8th, 2015 · Posted in Links, Materials & Programs

… at www.crnhq.org. They say: All the old favourites are still available on the website but we have modernised the look and hopefully made it easier for you to locate and download any.. read more

Baby-watching for added empathy

Posted on July 17th, 2015 · Posted in Materials & Programs

Helping children learn empathy through baby-watching – a fascinating initiative happening in Brisbane base-babywatching-oz.org

Excellent free resources from Australian Early Development Census

Posted on June 25th, 2015 · Posted in Materials & Programs

  AEDC – Resources for early childhood education and care services Early Childhood Australia has worked with the Queensland Government, Department of Education and Training to develop a suite of.. read more

MindMatters 2015!

Posted on June 19th, 2015 · Posted in Materials & Programs

Two years in the making, the redevelopment of MindMatters is complete. 20 modules for school staff are now online, completing the framework. Read more: bit.ly/1H096Fm