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Screen-tied youth suffer from social media

Social media has become synonymous with the lives of young people, offering unparalleled access to social interaction and information. However, this digital connectivity comes with a significant downside: its highly addictive nature and the effects this addiction has on a person's mental health, writes Isaac Zammit

Family educators lead the way on mental health

Two networks of Sydney Catholic Schools Family Educators drew big crowds for events supporting men’s mental health during “Movember.”

Teacher’s pet brings paws-itive vibes

Winnie the groodle, part of a world-first mental health and wellness program, has helped even the most anxious students feel happy back in school after the isolation of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Encouraging curiosity in children

By Mike and Alicia Hernon Curiosity is something our children are born with. They have a (sometimes uncontrollable) urge to explore the world around them....

Catholic education: mental health issues on the rise

A panel at the 2022 National Catholic Education Conference addressed the rise in mental health issues plaguing students since the end of the pandemic. Dr...

Parents’ alliance will help to reduce teenage distress

They have sensitive antennae to who likes or dislikes them and those around them. This is a positive trait in a small community - when our senses are attuned to potential conflict or disharmony, we can act to repair any ruptures in our social fabric.

Breaking the stigma’s cycle

ACU program shows a mental illness diagnosis can be the start of something great.

Parents need more support around mental health: ACU study

A group of Australian parenting researchers is calling for improved access to quality parenting support programs amid rising levels of mental health problems such...

Helping children through distressing media coverage

Media reporting of distressing events involving children can be upsetting for your child or student but a gentle conversation with you can provide much-needed...

Looking up in lockdown

We’ve just had R U OK? Day and, as lockdown seems to lag on, I think we’ve all become pretty familiar with having the...

The Grizzlies: Story of salvation through sport will inspire

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Mental health training for teachers welcomed

Catholic Schools New South Wales has welcomed moves to strengthen mental health training for teachers In response to the “youth suicide contagion” and rising levels...
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