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Dear Parent: About THAT kid

Dear Parent: I know. You're worried. Every day, your child comes home with a story about THAT kid. The one who is always hitting/shoving/pinching/scratching/maybe even biting other children. The one who always has to hold my hand in the hallway. The one who has a special spot at the carpet, and sometimes sits on a [...]

By |2019-03-25T11:20:02+11:00March 25th, 2019|Categories: Trauma|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

10 Things About Childhood Trauma Every Teacher Needs to Know

With grief, sadness is obvious. With trauma, the symptoms can go largely unrecognized because it shows up looking like other problems: frustration; acting out; difficulty concentrating, following directions, or working in a group. Often students are misdiagnosed with anxiety, behavior disorders, or attention disorders rather than understood to have trauma that’s driving those symptoms and [...]

By |2019-01-14T14:02:35+11:00January 14th, 2019|Categories: Mental Illness|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The Worrying Mental Health Trend Affecting Australians

The fear in the pit of Niharika Hiremath’s stomach would not go away. Even as she lay on the couch after a long day at work, it was there. Her palms were sweaty, her heart was pumping and she felt sick. The biomedical science student was about 18 when she first experienced anxiety symptoms. At [...]

By |2018-06-25T16:14:59+11:00June 25th, 2018|Categories: Anxiety, Mental Illness|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The Worrying Trend in the Minds of Young Australians

Working out what’s going on in the minds of younger Australians can be both confusing and frustrating. Are they happy, worried, feeling like they don’t belong, or all of the above? A new survey of 47,000 children across Australia, aged between 6 and 18, may give us a better sense of what makes them tick. [...]

By |2017-10-16T12:41:50+11:00October 16th, 2017|Categories: Anxiety, Society & Culture|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The Psychology Of The Worry Spiral

Raise your hand if this scenario sounds familiar at all: You’re supposed to meet a friend for coffee at one, let’s say. It’s now 1:10 and she’s not there, and she hasn’t answered your text, either. You know, objectively, that she’s probably just stuck on the subway or something, but you still can’t help running [...]

7 Psychiatrist-backed Tips To Help You Manage Anxiety

People with anxiety disorders often face a sense of worry or dread and spend hours ruminating over worst case scenarios, which can get in the way of professional goals, personal relationships and a good quality of life. But there are ways to cope. Here, experts offer their best techniques to work through situations that might [...]

This Is What I Live With: How Anxiety Affects The Everyday Life of 1 In 4 Australians

Flikr Images For some it starts with chest pains and a shortage of breath. For others, worried thoughts and images repeatedly flood the brain. The symptoms of anxiety are profound and diverse but they each have a common theme -- the ability to interfere and stop a person from living a normal life. [...]