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Mental health pilot program for primary school students

The Victorian Government has partnered with the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI) and The Ian Potter Foundation to trial an early intervention and prevention pilot program for primary school students facing mental health challenges.

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Teen mental health program for suicide prevention

A novel mental health program improves teenagers’ ability to recognise and support friends who might be at risk of suicide, according to new research from the University of Melbourne.

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Video: Supporting student wellbeing

Anna Caro, Principal at Lithgow High School in NSW, discusses the high levels of unemployment in the area, and the high levels of mental health issues – particularly anxiety – at the school.

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New classroom mental wellbeing toolkit

Developed for schools and early learning centres, a new mental wellbeing toolkit aims to maximise the mental wellbeing of students and prevent the development of mental health conditions.

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Are students ‘Ready or Not’ for life beyond school?

The changing nature of work is impacting the mental health and wellbeing of young people, and causing high levels of exam stress among students, according to the newly released ‘Ready or Not’ report by ReachOut and EY. Read more

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Student exam stress at worrying levels

Student exam stress is a concern according to new data by youth mental health service ReachOut, with almost two thirds of young people experiencing worrying levels of exam stress, and one in 10 suffering extreme exam stress.

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