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Mental Health: Home
"In medicine, mental hygiene is the practice of taking proactive care of one's mind as a means of preventing the onset of mental illness. Mental hygiene is a subjective concept with significant levels of individual variation, and there is no universally accepted set of steps or guidelines to follow. Fundamental concepts in mental hygiene emphasize the importance of adequate sleep, proper nutrition, regular exercise, social support, and regular checkups with a mental health professional." Read more ...
"The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting the mental health of many members of our parishes, schools and communities. In fact, most of us will experience a mental health problem at some point over the course of our lives. Understanding mental health will help us to be aware of those who need our support. Our parishes, organisations and communities can be places of acceptance care and healing, not places of rejection, judgment or stigma ... "
"In this episode of The Revolution of Tenderness, Dr Sandie Cornish speaks with Eamon Pollard about young people and mental health, concepts of well-being, and the importance of meaning and purpose for good mental health. Mental ill-health symptoms often emerge during adolescence. Eamon is a school principal and is conducting doctoral research in this area."
"On 19 October 2018, the Hon Dan Tehan MP, Minister for Education, launched the Australian Student Wellbeing Framework. The Australian Student Wellbeing Framework (the Wellbeing Framework) is a foundational document that will provide Australian schools with a vision and a set of guiding principles to support school communities to build positive learning environments, and to consider reviewing their current safety and wellbeing policies and support requirements ... "
"The Australian Student Wellbeing Framework supports Australian schools to provide each and every student with the strongest foundation possible for them to reach their aspirations in learning and in life. The Framework is based on evidence that demonstrates the strong association between safety, wellbeing and learning ... "
"Beyond Blue has been providing supports and services to people in Australia for 20 years. We are Australia’s most well-known and visited mental health organisation, focused on supporting people affected by anxiety, depression and suicide. We don’t ever take this position for granted nor do we rest on our laurels ... "