The Royal Commission into child sexual abuse recommended schools be “trauma-informed”. Being trauma-informed does not mean teachers and schools must be trained to treat trauma. Rather they must understand the impact it can have on children’s lives.
Research from the UK suggests that during lockdown there might have been an overall reduction in anxiety, and an increase in wellbeing, in some young people
How to stay socially connected, whilst remaining physically distant.
How children and their families benefit psychologically from seasonal traditions
The health system needs to address the burden of over-use of GP services. Psychologists may have the answer: treat loneliness
Tim Carey FAPS thinks so. He took part in a novel documentary series that put his diagnosis skills to the test.
Shifting your perceptions and practicing social skills can help people overcome their feelings of social isolation
Unmet social needs are no small matter - as a growing body of mental health research is showing
The quality of relationships is more important than the quantity when it comes to loneliness, and health researchers are paying increasingly close attention to the mental health implications
Awareness of FASD is on the rise, but many parents and health professionals are yet to recognise the symptoms of the disorder, or the scale of the problem. Children from all backgrounds are affected, making this a hidden epidemic behind many behavioural and learning issues. Read the transcript