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How cyberbullies overtly and covertly target their victims

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.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander social and emotional wellbeing

Continued connection to culture, country and community is important for mental health and social and emotional wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Disability, sex and relationships: sex education

A series on disabilities, sex and relationships covers sex education for the disabled which is a very necessary discussion.

Sex and the Disabled Life

Disability and sexuality are a complex relationship and often your body fights against you. This important topic is explored here.

Analysing Stan: what Eminem’s ill-fated fictional superfan can tell us about...

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.

How social media can make life better for young people in...

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.

Project into social isolation of young people with learning difficulties

The young people interviewed for the report “unanimously” said they needed practical help, emotional support and communication skills to maintain friendships.

What should I do if my child is a cyberbully?

Cyberbullying has become a significant issue for young people learning to navigate a life that is increasingly online.

Sex education for people with disabilities ‘no longer a taboo’

Sexual education and counselling is gradually being embraced by disability service providers.

Longing for love, sex, marriage and make-up: Narratives of sexuality from...

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.

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