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Posts Tagged 'teenagers'

School stress causes depression

Posted on October 20th, 2014 · Posted in Articles

“Stress at school is the biggest contributor to depression, self-harm and attempted suicide among young people, according to research published today.” (UK) http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6343286 And there was only ONE reference to.. read more

Mental illness hits one in four teenagers

Posted on August 13th, 2013 · Posted in Articles, Policy, Research, TD Info

… and around one in 20 Year 12 students have attempted suicide – an average of one per Year 12 class – according to Obsessive Hope Disorder, a new report on.. read more

The Power of Perception

Posted on January 17th, 2013 · Posted in Articles, Indicators of wellbeing

This article by Dr Helen Street was first published in the Western Teacher in July 2012: “We cannot snap our fingers and change our mood, suddenly appear unflappable or care free.  Yet, we.. read more

Grateful teens less likely to be depressed, delinquent

Posted on August 8th, 2012 · Posted in Good ideas, Research

Grateful teens are more likely than their less grateful peers to be happy, less likely to abuse drugs and alcohol and less likely to have behavior problems at school, according.. read more

Generation Next newsletter: includes article on Trust from WBA

Posted on March 28th, 2012 · Posted in Newsletters

… also articles on The three R’s of Wellbeing – relationships, reflection and resilience, and Sexting: 5 tips to keep teenagers safe, and many others.

Mission Australia’s latest national youth survey …

Posted on November 26th, 2010 · Posted in Research, SV Info

is evidence that our youth are well-adjusted, have a strong set of values and place enormous importance on family relationships. And apart from shouldering a range of serious concerns –.. read more

The Rite Program

Posted on July 18th, 2010 · Posted in Materials & Programs, SV Action

This is a program for adolescents to talk about the important things in life.  Within this they learn about responsibilities and resilience.  More information on www.theritejourney.com.au