The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People

Friday, 24 May 2019 9.00am – 5.00pm

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2019 Registration

Individual Registration
Group Discounts (3+)

Previous Event Information


2018 Topics and Speakers

  • Choosing Not to HateAlpha Cheng, Advocate for Social Cohesion; 2017 ACT Young Australian of the Year Nominee and Matt X, Counter Violent Extremist Consultant, Government, Intelligence and Non-Government Organisations
  • Alcohol and Consent; Paul Dillon, Educator and Director, DARTA
  • What’s Shaping the World of eSafety?Greg Gebhart, Senior Education Trainer, Office of the Children’s eSafety Commissioner
  • Developing Positive Body ImageProf Susan J Paxton, Psychologist
  • Everything May NOT Be Awesome…Are Smartphones Hurting Our Children?A/Prof Mike Nagel, Researcher and Author, University of Sunshine Coast
  • Rewiring Your Brain for Better Mental HealthAndrew Fuller, Clinical Psychologist, Inyahead
  • Gambling and Young People; Dr Sally Gainsbury, Senior Lecturer, School of Psychology; Deputy Director, Gambling Treatment and
    Research Clinic
  • Sexting- Just Rude Pictures?Brett Lee, Founder, iNESS; Former Police Officer
  • Understanding Adolescent SleepDr Chris Seton, Paediatric and Adolescent Sleep Physician; Staff Specialist, Sleep Investigation Unit and Respiratory Support Service, Westmead Children’s Hospital

This schedule is subject to change without notice.

If you’re looking for presentation notes and materials from previous seminars, you can find them here.


UQ Centre, Building 27A, University of Queensland, St Lucia

  • The CityCat ferry is conveniently located walking distance on Sir William MacGreggor Drive and Blair Drive. Please visit Translink
  • Limited paid parking is available on weekdays at the St Lucia campus
  • Approx. 30 mins drive from the airport