Developing life skills through sports
Sport isn’t just good for children’s bodies. Sport has psychological benefits for children and adolescents, and teaches them important life skills.
Setbacks, failures and stress are all part of normal life. Resilience is the ability to cope with difficult times and ‘bounce back’ from adversity.
Coping in a crisis
Information about coping in a crisis from leading Australian health organisations, including links to crisis support.
DVA's High Res app is designed to help serving and former Australian Defence Force personnel and their families manage stress and negative thinking.
Recovery and mental health
There are many definitions of recovery and it can mean something different to everyone, this piece focuses on ‘personal’ recovery as defined by people with a lived experience of mental illness.
The Toolbox from ReachOut.com is a variety of health and wellbeing apps endorsed by health professionals and recommended by young people.
Good mental health
How can you achieve good mental health? Practising showing gratitude or giving to others are examples, but there are also many other ways.
Supportive psychotherapy is designed to allow a person with mental health issues to voice concerns, and receive encouragement in finding practical solutions.
Mental health conditions
Mental health conditions broadly refers to many conditions, including mood disorders, eating disorders and anxiety conditions.
It may not be possible to remove the stress from your life; however, managing your stress may help you to get things done. Find out about treatment options for stress.