Teenagers

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Mental health support for Australian families
Mental health support for Australian families May 2, 2016 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Help for children and adolescents Help for parents and carers Where children and adolescents can get help There are a range of telephone and web-based counselling services available for young people with mental health challenges in Australia. Translating and interpreting ... Read More »

Psychotherapist Q/A – Expert advice on how to discipline children
Psychotherapist Q/A – Expert advice on how to discipline children March 12, 2016 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Fast Facts: Shaming is not discipline as children can’t distinguish between their impulses or actions and themselves. Shaming condemns the child, not the behaviour, and makes a child feel bad about him or herself.  By communicating with kindness and respect ... Read More »

Living with depression: Nina’s journey with depression and raising a family
Living with depression: Nina’s journey with depression and raising a family January 25, 2016 (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Nina raises a family and experiences depression. She and her husband speak openly about her illness with their three sons and Nina says that while coping with depression isn’t easy, talking about it has brought them closer together as a ... Read More »

Dealing with online and offline bullying
Dealing with online and offline bullying November 11, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Fast Facts Bullying is an ongoing attempt to intimidate, hurt, belittle and isolate the individual or group. Children who are more likely to bully others often experience power imbalances and aggression from those closest to them. Bullying is difficult to ... Read More »

Helping Teens with Anxiety
Helping Teens with Anxiety September 13, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Stress, worry and mild anxiety are natural healthy emotions for everybody, teenagers included. They help us to identify danger and the need to be cautious, they encourage a sense of importance over particular situations, relationships and events. Our ability to ... Read More »

Depression in teenagers
Depression in teenagers August 15, 2015 (5 votes, average: 4.20 out of 5)

The teen years are tough, emotions are raw and behaviours are unpredictable. Through the turbulence of it all, it can be difficult to tell the difference between normal teen behaviour and something more troublesome. How do we know when typical ... Read More »

Sexting
Sexting May 23, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Sexting or sending sexually explicit content via mobile phones, social networking sites or other digital technologies, is common amongst teenagers. While it’s often a fairly normal expression of teenage sexuality, there are also considerable risks associated with sexting, because an image ... Read More »

All about sexting
All about sexting May 22, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Sexting is a new term which has received considerable attention in the Australian media recently. It has featured in news stories, television shows and movies. So what is sexting, how common is it amongst Australian teenagers and why do they ... Read More »

Sexting, teenagers and the Australian law
Sexting, teenagers and the Australian law May 22, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Sexting is often just a bit of fun in the eyes of Australian teenagers, but in the eyes of most State and Federal laws, when sexting involves an image of anyone under 18 years of age, it’s a serious criminal ... Read More »

Sexting a guide for parents
Sexting a guide for parents May 22, 2015 (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Sexting, that is sending sexually explicit content using a computer or mobile phone, is fairly common for teenagers nowadays. However it’s a fairly confronting topic for most parents, whether they need to talk to and educate their teens about the ... Read More »







 
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