mental wellbeing of young people

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Commissioner opens Generation Next seminar to support youth

On Friday 30 May, NSW Mental Health Commissioner, John Feneley addressed teachers, nurses, social workers, police and mental health professionals as he officially opened the Sydney Generation Next seminar. Held at the Sydney Town Hall, the Generation Next seminar saw more than 1000 professionals from across multiple disciplines come together to learn how to support [...]

The Perfect Storm…the youth mental health crisis

There has always been a generation gap that has vexed many an older person as they struggle to comprehend what’s going on in the minds of young people. But now there is broadening acceptance amongst experts and clinicians alike, that there is something more serious happening this time. The mental health crisis engulfing our young [...]

Generation Next: Special Update

headspace is supporting this series of national seminars relating to the health and wellbeing of young people. The next Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People 2010 Seminar will be held in Sydney on Friday September 10, 2010 WHAT: Topics this year include major and current issues Cyber-bullying Drugs and Alcohol Body Image & Eating [...]