The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People & Kids Seminar 2017
Sydney Town Hall
483 George St
Sydney NSW 2000
Generation Next is inviting mental health professionals, social, youth and community workers and others concerned about the wellbeing of young people to attend the Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People Seminar at Sydney Town Hall on 4th August.
Generation Next is a not-for-profit organisation that provides education and information about the prevention and management of mental illness in youth to professionals, young people and the wider community. Our objective is to raise community awareness of mental illness through increasing mental health literacy, reducing associated stigma and positively influencing individual and community behaviour to improve the mental health of young people.
Our Sydney Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People Seminar is held on 4th August at Sydney Town Hall and is ideally suited for frontline professionals in the education, community and health sectors that work directly with young people.
The 2017 program features key issues such as:
- Preventing Depression
- Managing Anxiety
- Mental Health First Aid
- Supporting a Young Person in Their Decision Not to Drink
- Understanding and Managing Anger and Aggression
- Nurturing a Healthy Mind
- Cultivating Digital Intelligence
In response to the challenges posed by a rapidly changing online environment, in 2017 Generation Next is also hosting a unique parallel event called ‘Kids in Cyberspace’ dedicated to promoting a healthy digital diet, harnessing the benefits of technology for education and supporting professionals help young people stay safe, positive and responsible online.
Other Seminar events
- Webinar: Working collaboratively to support the social and emotional well-being of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth in crisis
- Webinar: Talking about mental illness - a young person’s insights
- Walking together: Creative ways of working with Aboriginal young people to promote social, emotional and psychological well-being