Fantastic! Really pleased that this is working well. Social Emotional Learning is SO important in young people’s lives and education
MENTAL HEALTH STORIES
‘Arnhem Land school develops Indigenous wellbeing curriculum to improve mental health’
A remote homelands school in the Northern Territory is using Indigenous ideas about wellbeing in its curriculum to improve student mental health.
‘Watch birds and be in nature for better mental health’
It makes intuitive sense that being in nature also has the power to transform our mood and health, something scientists have been cottoning onto.
‘Brain architecture alters to compensate for depression’
Structural differences in the cerebral cortex have been found in patients with depression. These differences normalize with appropriate medication, report researchers.
‘Social media is not to blame for depression in young people’
Social media use is weakly associated with depressed mood in the young, but it’s not clear which way cause and effect runs.
‘Health advocacy: for starters, don’t expect an hour with the Minister’
In continuing discussion arising out of our coverage of the Labor National Health Policy Summit, former Coalition health advisor Terry Barnes responds to advice to health advocates from former National Rural Health Alliance CEO Gordon Gregory.
‘Why kids are inactive (and why it’s not just their parents’ fault)’
Australia is famous for its active outdoor lifestyle. So it might come as a surprise to find out the vast majority of children are not spending enough time being active.