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Understanding Children Mental Health

Children encounter different problems and challenges every day. Sadly, some adults do not know how to pay attention to how their children's mental health and well-being is going.  Mental health problems in childhood can have a substantial impact on well-being. In addition, there is strong evidence that mental disorders in childhood and adolescence predict mental illness in adulthood.

Providing Awareness to the Community

We often think that being a child means being carefree and enjoying all things we have. But as adults we can forget that this stage of life offers little to no protection against challenges, traumas, and emotional pains that may come. There are a lot of things that a child can find overwhelming, and often times they have no choice but to deal with it on their own. Without clear guidance they may not be successful in resilience building and their ability to adapt to problems which can further cause emotional trauma.

 

Resilience Building for Children

According to the Australian Institute of Health And Welfare, an estimated 314,000 children aged 4–11(almost 14%) experienced a mental disorder. Boys were more commonly affected than girls (17% compared with 11%). Moreover, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) was the most common disorder for children (8.2%). This shows that children need more guidance and attention. Hence, our organisation was keen to help children by visiting schools and reduce the risk of suicide through interactive workshops in workplaces and in the Community.

To provide effective resilience building for children, our programs end up creating:
- a fun learning experience for children  
- greater mental health understanding 
- development of new skills 
- increased help-seeking at school

 

Discover what other programs we do to help children with their mental health and well-being:

How To Start Resilience Building in Children

Children learn most a lot of life skills at home. Home is a place where they are nurtured and feel understood the most. Unfortunately the world can be a cruel place and we cannot always protect our children all of the time. Resilience building is therefore a great skill to learn to help them prepaire for what lives ahead.

 

When things go wrong, resilience is one of the things that can help children cope and get through hard times. It can even make them stronger and help them manage to do the following:

•  Trying their best on everything and giving things a go

•  Facing challenges and still holding their head up

•  Being able to cope up with everything and manages to shrug it off

•  Getting back up after many challenges

 

The Mind Blank team provides program's that will help teachers, parents, and children understand mental health challenges and equipped children with skills to knowing what to do in a time of need. To find out more about our programs:

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Award Winning Programs

In 2017 Mind Blanks efforts were recognised in winning the Mental Health Matters Award for Mental Health Promotion, and in 2019 the team was presented with the Mental Health Services Award for Mental Illness Prevention.

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Mind Blank early intervention programs are known from winning award recognition in the mental health sector. Our award-winning programs have toured Australia wide. Enquire within.

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Program Evaluation and Suicide Prevention

Mind Blank program evaluations encourage seek to understand our effectiveness against our intended goals. Want more info? Get in touch today.

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Crisis Numbers

You may be looking for some additional help-seeking service support. Please note that Mind Blank itself does not provide crisis intervention or counselling, there are some help-seeking phone numbers and helplines provided on this page. If you are in need of urgent support or are worried about someone, please contact your local doctor or call emergency services on 000.

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Australian & New Zealand Mental Health Association Collaboration

Mind Blank is proud to announce that we have made an alliance with the Australian & New Zealand Mental Health Association.

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‍Child Adolescent Mental Health Conference 2021

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Whistleblower Policy

Click here to find out more about the Mind Blank Ltd Whistle Blower policy.

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Fundraising Privacy Collection Statement

Are you thinking of making a donation to Mind Blank? Click here to find out more about Mind Blank Ltd's fundraising and collection policy.

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Sustainable Development Goal 3

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How to Prevent Felling Depressed

Have you been feeling a little blue lately? This article will show you 10 things you can do to support your mental health today!

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