Tag Archives: Kids

Mental illness key issue for kids: teachers

As Australian children get stuck into a new school year their teachers will be primed to detect if they are struggling emotionally. The vast majority of educators believe mental health issues are a key concern for their pupils but almost half of teachers surveyed say it’s difficult to know when it is appropriate to offer… Read More »

Why We Need to Educate Our Kids About AIDS

It was the early 1980’s when I remember first hearing about a disease called Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). Back then it was talked about in hush tones as the “gay disease” because primarily homosexual men were diagnosed with the disease. It wasn’t until a young boy by the name of Ryan White was diagnosed… Read More »