A series of ground-breaking, evidence-based live seminars that aim to boost the mental health of Australia’s young people are being held across Australia, bringing together some of the nation’s leading wellbeing experts.
Finalists in Interrelate’s 2019 Say No To Bullying Poster Competition were honoured during a ceremony at Government House, with an 11-year-old student from Lennox Head Public School named the winner for her artwork depicting this year’s theme Be Kind, Lend a Hand.
An independent report has found Victoria’s Principal Health and Wellbeing Strategy is delivering positive results. Over four years, $51 million has been invested to extend and expand initiatives into ongoing services for principals.
Peter Goss, School Education Program Director at the Grattan Institute, sheds light on how poor mental health and low wellbeing harms student learning outcomes.
Black Dog Institute has partnered with the AFL’s Sydney Swans to deliver free mental health training to high schools across Australia, which will focus on improving the mental health literacy and resilience of students. Read more
Grounded in positive psychology and mindfulness-based research, the Grow Your Mind program has sparked a pay it forward movement, where schools and parents are donating the mental health kits to other schools and families in need.