While banning social media altogether is not a practical solution, educating young people about respectful behaviour towards others, and reminding them about the terrible consequences associated with cyberbullying is essential.
Continued connection to culture, country and community is important for mental health and social and emotional wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
The article explores Stan's mental health and how his early childhood neglect and psychological trauma may have contributed to chemical changes in his brain that make him less able to cope with stress and develop trusting relationships.
Social media has a lot to offer – even for vulnerable young people in care. The important step is to figure out how to make the most of it.
The young people interviewed for the report “unanimously” said they needed practical help, emotional support and communication skills to maintain friendships.
Sexual education and counselling is gradually being embraced by disability service providers.
Ranging from a moral ban on watching pornography, masturbating to wearing make-up, physically disabled people are either considered to be sexually hyperactive or asexual beings.