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Mental Health Wellbeing

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Mental Health Wellbeing

Secondary School

headspace Canberra supports young people aged 12 - 25 who are experiencing mild to moderate mental health concerns and/or substance use issues. headspace School Support is an initiative funded by the Federal Government that works with school communities to prepare for, respond to, and recover from the suicide of a student.
Mental health education designed specifically for young people based on first person story telling. Suitable for year 9,10,11 and 12 students.
Mental Illness Education ACT
Our program links with Australian Curriculum for Health and Physical Education.
Linked to National Curriculum, MIEACT’s Stress Better Program is a stress for young adults in years 11 & 12 and uses a unique method of delivery ‘direct positive contact’ to break down self-stigma that is connected to help seeking and acknowledgment of health problems
MindMatters is a national mental health framework for secondary schools that aims to improve the mental health and wellbeing of young people.
Mental Illness Education ACT
A free teacher resource for Drama and English teachers.
Health and wellbeing program including cyberwise, diet, self esteem, safe partying and more.
Education campaign for young men and boys designed to encourage them to speak up and get help. Sessions include short talks, videos and extended Q&A. Menslink partners with the Raiders to deliver sessions.
Regular outreach counselling for young men aged 12 and up during school term (plus during school holidays at our offices in Griffith).
The Junction Youth Health Service provides free primary health care and support services for young people aged 12 to 25 years and their dependants, with a particular focus on young people who are homeless or otherwise at risk.
Conversations for Life is a 3 ½ hour suicide prevention workshop which offers practical ways to reduce the risk of suicide before it becomes a crisis.