Category Archives: Anxiety

Parents’ Guide for Anxiety and Depression in Young People

beyondblue has released a new resource for parents and carers of young people struggling with anxiety and depression: A parents’ guide to anxiety and depression in young people. In Australia, one in four 16 to 24 … Continue reading

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How to prevent depression and clinical anxiety in your teenager: Strategies for parents

beyondblue have supported the development of a NEW e-booklet How to prevent depression and clinical anxiety in your teenager: Strategies for parents prepared by The University of Melbourne and Orygen Youth Health Research Centre. The e-booklet offers parents practical advice to help … Continue reading

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Family Focus DVD launched

Mark Butler, Minister for Mental Health, launched a new free DVD for families earlier this week. The Family Focus DVD is for parents who experience depression or anxiety – it helps parents talk about their mental illness to their children. … Continue reading

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Parents with Depression and Anxiety

Many parents who experience depression or anxiety worry about whether they should talk with their children about their illness and how much they should say. The Family Focus DVD can assist parents to start the conversation about depression or anxiety, … Continue reading

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Talking Anxiety- a resource in your pocket

Anxiety disorders are the most common type of mental illness, affecting more than two million adult Australians every year. This medical condition can take a number of forms, but all are distressing and can interfere with our ability to enjoy … Continue reading

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