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Early intervention is essential for young children with suicidal thoughts

18 Jul 2019

Children as young as six are expressing thoughts related to their own suicidality prompting a call for more attention to be given to the lost demographic for suicide prevention services – those aged 6-14.

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Artistic teens celebrate NAIDOC week

05 Jul 2019

A donation of 30 Bridal Gowns has inspired a whimsical art project in conjunction with NAIDOC Week...

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Pick up the phone and dial for help

10 Jun 2019

As part of International Men's Health Week, data from Kids Helpline's annual report shows that young men are less likely to seek help on their mental health and wellbeing. 

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Setting Aussie kids up for better mental health resources

07 Jun 2019

Thousands of young people experiencing a mental illness will soon have greater access to quality care and treatment after a USQ-led research project was awarded $5 million in Federal Government funding.

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Be strong and don’t cry

17 Apr 2019

Research from the Kids Helpline Insights Report 2018 released today found young males are seeking help from the 24/7 counselling service in declining numbers and at a rate much less than girls.

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New early childhood development program for vulnerable kids launches in Adelaide

05 Apr 2019

A new yourtown Early Childhood Development program aimed at increasing child development and wellbeing outcomes for vulnerable pre-school aged children will be launched in Elizabeth today, 5 April.

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Kids Helpline and Christchurch Tragedy

15 Mar 2019

In light of media reports about the tragedy in Christchurch, Kids Helpline would like to remind Australian media that free phone and online counselling service Kids Helpline is available to all children and young people across the Australia anytime and for any reason.

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Be upstanders and not bystanders and put a stop to bullying says Kids Helpline

14 Mar 2019

Kids Helpline is urging everyone who knows of someone being bullied to move from silence to action and put a stop to bullying this National Day of Action Against Bullying and Violence.

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What kids wish their parents knew about cyberbullying

01 Feb 2019

A national Kids Helpline survey of 1,264 children and young people has revealed why parents are only the number two go-to for kids reporting cyberbullying.

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Kids Helpline’s top wellbeing tips for this school year

25 Jan 2019

As children across Australia begin a new school year, Kids Helpline is reminding families to keep an eye on their children’s wellbeing at what can be anxious and stressful time for kids.

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