Youth Health and Wellbeing

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Anxiety, Depression & Stress

In this section is full of information about mental health. With detailed topic pages about depression, anxiety and stre...
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Depression

If it’s not treated, depression can lead to you underachieving at study or work, losing contact with friends and famil...
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Managing Depression

There are many different management and treatment options for depression. Try to remember overcoming depression will tak...
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Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder, previously known as manic-depression, is a mood disorder characterised by exaggerated mood swings. Che...
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Helping a friend who is depressed

Depression affects 1 in 5 people. When a friend is down for a long period of time or is behaving in an unusual way, it c...
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Music and Our Mental Health

Music can play a big part in our lives. Research suggests that music can stimulate the body’s natural feel good chemic...
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Self Harm

Self harm refers to people deliberately hurting their bodies.Common types of self harm among young people include cuttin...
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Suicide

Do you need help now? If you need help now please call Kids Helpline 1800 55 1800 or Lifeline on 13 11 14. If you are i...
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Mental Health Checklist

Does something not seem quite right? Are you worried about the way you or someone close to you in behaving? This topic p...
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Managing Grief

When someone close to you dies you may feel shock, disbelief, numbness, sadness, anger or loneliness. It may seem like e...
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