Be You

Be You is a mental health and wellbeing framework for primary schools and is proven to make a positive difference to the lives of Australian children.

Be You provides the proven methods, tools and support to help schools work with parents and carers, health services and the wider community, to nurture happy, balanced kids.

The Be You website offers health and community professionals access to a wide range of free resources, including information sheets written specifically for families. These resources may benefit parents, carer and teachers to optimise children’s mental health and development.

 

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News Items – Be You publish news items frequently relating to relevant topics about children’s mental health and wellbeing.  Read the latest issues online or subscribe to receive the newsletters directly by email.

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Visit these great sites to promote mental health and wellbeing at your leisure:

Office of Children's eSafety - Parent Resources www.raisingchildren.net.au www.letitripple.org www.positivetimes.com.au http://www.bigkidsmagazine.com/ http://www.safeschoolshub.edu.au/ www.sparvell.com www.positivepsychologyinstitute.com.au www.authentichappiness.sas.upenn.edu www.thehappinessinstitute.com.au http://smilingmind.com.au/

Apps – The following apps are a great means to support mental health and wellbing in our children and ourselves:

  • Smiling minds – modern meditation for young people
  • Couch –to-5K -exercise app
  • Talking Anxiety – Understanding Anxiety – smart alarm motion tracker sound recorder
  • Sleepbot
  • Buddhify – Mindfulness app
  • Headspace
  • The now
  • Re-mindful
  • Moodgym
  • Moodkit

 

The Broken Bay Diocesan Parent Council website has a fantastic page dedicated to mental, social and emotional wellbeing.

Click here to explore their resources.

Links – There are a number of links relevant to mental heath and wellbeing listed on our Forms and Links page, such as Kids Helpline, counselling services and family support services.

Go to the Links for Parents page here