Mens Health Week

Men’s Health Week: 10-16 June 2019

What is Men’s Health and Why is it important? Men’s Health is about exploring the causes and factors behind what makes boys and men healthy, or not healthy, in Australian society. This Men’s Health Week, we want to ensure we are working towards engaging men in all services, including mental health services. We want to…

Psych Professionals heart Week

Heart Week – 28 April – 4 May 2019

Did you know that each year, almost 10,000 Australians die of a heart attack?  That’s one Australian life every 53 minutes.  That’s why during Heart Week – 28 April – 4 May 2019 – the Heart Foundation will be urging all Australians to learn the warning signs of a heart attack (refer to www.heartfoundation.org.au). What…

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SAFER INTERNET DAY 2020

The next Safer Internet Day is Tuesday 11th February 2020.   The internet can be a powerful tool for learning but it’s also a place where your child could encounter dangerous material or people. With some practical internet safety precautions, you can help your child enjoy the benefits of the internet while minimising the risks.  Connected…

What is Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)?

April is AUTISM AWARENESS Month

What is Autism Spectrum Disorder? Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a lifelong developmental disorder that is characterised by certain traits and difficulties. A person with ASD will primarily have difficult in relating to the world around them. The word ‘spectrum’ in ASD means that each person diagnosed with ASD may experience a range of difficulties…

Psych Professionals say no to bullying

Say “NO” to Bullying

Bullying hurts. Bullying hurts bodies. Bullying hurts bodies and minds. Bullying hurts bodies, minds and communities. What is bullying? Bullying is more than being excluded from a game or being called a name. It is the repetitive, persistent and hurtful dominance and intimidation of another person. Here are some key signs that your child might…