For parents: Reduce your stress and worry

Around two-thirds of Australian parents report feeling stressed often or all the time.[1]Raising children and adolescents is hard work. It follows then that even the most resilient parent will sometimes feel overwhelmed, and react to situations in ways they are not proud of. If you are regularly stressed and react by crying, yelling, demanding attention,

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For parents: Assist your child with stress and worry

Children cope best with worries when they are reassured, informed, see challenging tasks as achievable and understand that success usually involves sustained effort. 1.    Help resolve worries through supportive talking Take worries and fears seriously. Short conversations with your child about their worries can often dissipate concerns. Listen to your child’s concerns, name them and

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