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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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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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Using emojis to monitor student wellbeing

In response to growing concerns about student wellbeing and its link to academic performance, a new classroom tool uses emojis, customisable polls and screen mirroring to measure student engagement and wellbeing in real-time.

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