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Not every school’s anti-bullying program works – some may actually make bullying worse

School bullying can have serious consequences for victims including depression, psychosis, self-harm and suicide. With increasing evidence of harm, a groundswell of school anti-bullying programs and campaigns in Australia and internationally have vowed to stamp out bullying. The schools’ intentions are good, but often these programs have not been properly evaluated for effectiveness, and studies [...]

By |2019-05-20T14:58:18+10:00May 20th, 2019|Categories: Bullying|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Three Proven Psychological Treatments for Young People That Need to be Funded

From the first of November Australians living in rural and remote areas will be eligible to receive Medicare rebates for psychological treatments delivered in part via video conferencing. This is a step in the right direction, but there are still psychological treatments we know work, that remain unfunded. Under the “Better Access to Mental Health Care Initiative” [...]

The Role You Can Play in Preventing Sexual Assault

There are a number of ways you can help to end sexual violence. From being aware of the risks to trusting your instincts and stepping in when a friend needs your help, you may be able to help prevent a sexual assault from occurring. So what can we do today? Everyone -- friends, family, bystanders [...]

By |2015-04-17T11:48:56+10:00April 17th, 2015|Categories: Society & Culture|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments