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20 June 2018

Sharing concerns with parents

School staff will be familiar with raising worries or concerns about student learning but may feel less confident when raising concerns about students’ emotional wellbeing.
20 June 2018

New Norfolk High School does a 360 with MindMatters

MindMatters spoke with Principal Adam Potito from New Norfolk High School, in Tasmania, to discover how he implemented a 360-degree approach to transform the school toward a positive and inclusive community.
4 January 2018

Join Education Voices

We’re looking for school and tertiary education students to help us build the best possible national mental health in education framework. If you’re a teacher, educator, principal, school counsellor, student teacher, or have any other role in a school, we’d love to hear from you.
15 September 2017

Anxiety and young people

One of the most common student mental health health disorders that secondary schools typically deal with is anxiety. In 2015, one in fourteen young Australians aged between 4-17 experienced an anxiety disorder.
15 September 2017

Factors affecting women’s mental health

Good mental health is essential to the overall health of both men and women, but women experience some mental health conditions, including depression and anxiety, at higher rater than men.