Mental Health & Well-Being
Mental health issues are one of the biggest concerns for young people (as shown by National surveys). Anxiety, depression, self-harm and other mental health issues can be difficulties which young people experience.
School Well-Being Projects
Through the schools mental health & well being project we work collaboratively with our partner schools, to deliver a weekly in-school program aimed at supporting students with mental health challenges and wellbeing concerns through a range of activities including:
- One-on-one counselling
- Parental and family liaison
- Group workshops for students
- School based awareness campaigns
- Promotion of mental health initiatives
- Collaboration with external agencies for referrals
Peer to Peer Educators - 'Keep It Safe'
The ‘Keep It Safe’ project jointly focuses on alcohol and other drugs and mental health to educate young people aged 12-21 about these risks and where to get support. Young people are trained up as Peer Educators to educate their peers.
Youth Well-being case management
This project provides short-term case management support to young people aged 12-25 across Bayside, Georges River and Sutherland. The focus is on connecting young people with education, community, employment to assist them with their overall well-being.
Support is available to increase positive well-being for young people, including improving self-esteem, confidence, access to services, and life skills.
To find out more or to get involved contact us at admin@2Connect.org.au or dial (02) 9556 1769.
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We believe in building stronger communities through high quality services, one that empowers people to make positive changes and build a positive future.