Explore our blog for up-to-date news and expert views on ways to support families with child and adolescent mental health care needs.

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Let Them Play

June 11 was International Day of Play, and there has been a growing amount of research that says children need more play to be able to develop normally.
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Forest Bathing – How Being In Nature Can Be The Best Therapy

Forest bathing is making a conscious decision to pause and be still for a while, so we can connect with nature via sensory engagement.
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Recommended Reading From Dr Veloso

Dr Veloso shares the details of five books he rates highly, and suggests parents and caregivers should read:
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Eight Ways to Manage Back To School Anxiety

Transitioning back into the school routine after relaxing summer holidays or a prolonged absence can be stressful and difficult for both children and parents.
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How To Keep Family Ties Strong When One Sibling Has Mental Health Issues

When one member of a family has a mental health issue it has a significant impact on the entire family unit, including siblings.
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Supporting Your Non-Binary Child: A Parent’s Guide

Understanding a child's non-binary identity, which means not identifying strictly as male or female, might be challenging for some parents due to societal expectations around gender norms.

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