Youth Health and Wellness

Young People

Mates and Dates, A podcast by five young people who voice relatable and important conversations about what healthy relationships look like for young adults. Six episodes available on Spotify, Apple & Google Podcasts.

The Uplift Program, Hornsby/Ku-ring-gai Council. Free eight week wellness program for people aged 12-15 and 16-24 years. The program covers a range of mental health, physical health, fitness and overall wellbeing content. Uplift will be launching at Ku-ring-gai Fitness and Aquatic Centre on 16 February and sessions will run weekly on Wednesdays 4.30pm-6pm.

EOI YFoundations health video, YFoundations is looking for young people with an interest in the performing arts for a series of educational health videos. Three videos will be produced to support their health department and they would love to include some of the young people that they help support. They are looking for four to six young people, aged 18+. Young people will be reimbursed for their time.

Youth Re-Engage Workshops, Catholic Care, Multiple topics available, free two hour, one on one workshop. Must be between 16-25 and have a case worker.


Parents / Carers

Carer Support Groups: A workshop For Facilitators, Carers NSW. An interactive 3-week workshop covering a broad range of topics and issues that relate to the role of a carer support group facilitator. This training is open to service providers and carers who currently facilitate a carer support group or are interested in facilitating their own group. Wednesday 9 February – Wednesday 23 February, 10.30am-12.30pm. Free.

Circle Of Security, Catholic Care. A six week program for parents/carers of children over 12 years. Wednesdays 23 February – Sunday 30 March, 10am-12pm, $20.



Is Vaping Nicotine Safer Than Smoking?, NDARC Webinar, Thursday 17 February, 3pm-4pm. Free

Wellbeing Five: Easy Classroom Stretches, ReachOut

COVID-19: Supporting Children to Return to School, Relationships Australia

Helping Teachers and Students Reset For 2022, Teacher Magazine

Four Dating Tips For A Healthy and Safe Internet Relationship, Playsafe

Have COVID? Here Are A Few Tips To Help You Get Through It, ReachOut


News You May Have Missed

Mental Health and Suicide Prevention: Final Report of the House of Representative Select Committee, Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia

Student Perspectives on Starting High School, Teacher Magazine

Why Are Young People Drinking Less Than Their Parents’ Generation Did?, ABC News

The Impact of COVID on Year 12s and Their Teachers, Teacher Magazine


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