The latest headspace National Youth Mental Health Survey shows there was a 72 per cent increase of self-harm and suicidal ideation presentations in emergency departments for young people in 2020. Plus, one in three young people are reporting high or very high levels of distress.
Regularly assess how your students are feeling
Offer personalised solutions and extensive educational resources to help improve focus areas such as mental health, sleep, nutrition, stress and exercise
Refer students and staff to vetted professional counsellors, crisis support or other specialist services if wellbeing issues escalate
Identify trends across your cohort and utilise Readiness education programs to focus on key areas
Take a whole of school approach involving students, teachers and parents to provide a supportive wellbeing framework
The rates of psychological distress among young Australian children is on the rise, while their wellbeing has also been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Teachers also continue to feel the impacts of the 2020-21 lockdown restrictions.
St Peter’s Primary School began using Readiness in 2020 for year 2 to 6 students and their teachers. As a result, the school has enjoyed an increase in overall wellbeing across all year levels.
Discover how our scientifically-backed platform can help proactively manage wellbeing at your school.