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Dispelling big worries for little kids
It can be frustrating and even heart-breaking to parent a child suffering from anxiety, but researchers have found a solution that’s been proven to arm little kids with the skills to cope.  Read more >
 
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Emotional Health in Schools
In March this year, the Centre for Emotional Health ran a full-day conference on mental health in schools which presented the latest research on emotional health prevention and intervention, with a specific focus on implementation in the school context. Due to the overwhelming popularity of the conference, we have turned the content into an etraining course. Learn more and enrol
 
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Helping kids keep their cool
Ten-year old Mitch no longer lets fear rule his life after receiving support from the Centre for Emotional Health's Cool Kids program. One in 10 children will develop an anxiety disorder before they are adults. Find out how your generosity can help us continue to support other families. Learn more and donate>
 
New research
Depression, Anxiety and Peer Victimisation
Does peer victimisation predict later depression, or anxiety, or both? Do depression or anxiety predict later peer victimisation? Do any of these domains have unique relationships with negative wellbeing outcomes, or is it their combined effect that predicts poorer functioning? These are the questions that this study aimed to answer. Read more>
Caffeinated Alcoholic Beverages Increase Risk
The Timeline Followback is a reliable measure of caffeinated alcoholic beverage consumption and its associated outcomes. Use of the measure questions the validity of the masking hypothesis.  Read more >
Where there's risk there is often reward 
By gently encouraging children to push their limits, parents could be helping to reduce their child’s risk of developing an anxiety disorder.  Read more>
 
Events
 
 
Practical advice and strategies to make a difference to the mental health and wellbeing of young people; a resource for professionals and parents alike; interesting, accessible and beneficial! 
Tuesday, 20 November, online
Anxiety can seriously impact young people's lives and is treatable. Associate Professor Maria Kangas from the Centre for Emotional Health will share her knowledge and provide an opportunity to ask questions.
Tuesday, 20 November, Canterbury Leagues Club
Assessment, treatment and prevention of anxiety in children and adolescents and specific training on how to run the Cool Kids™ anxiety program.
Anytime, online

 
Participate in research
We are always looking for individuals and schools to participate in our research studies. Take a look at some of the projects we are currently working on and if you're interested please make contact.
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