Counselling Services and MindMatters

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MindMatters is a resource/framework that supports Australian secondary schools in promoting the social and emotional wellbeing of all members of the school community.  The program promotes resilience and belonging to the school community.

 

MindMatters provides school staff with research based information around mental health and positive psychology.

 

The College Counsellor provides individual support to students and their parents, along with running a variety of groups and school initiatives promoting MindMatters throughout the year.

 

Confidential appointments are available to all students.

Mrs Anne Marie Newham


School Counsellor


02 9487 3555

 

Need Immediate Help?

 

Visit or Call kids helpline

Kids Helpline Website

Helpline: 1800 55 1800

 

Useful websites for young people

Reachout.com

Headspace

Youth Beyond Blue

 

Information for Parents

Contacts for Parents

Parent Line: 132 055

Mental Health Information Service: 9816 5688

 

Parenting, Family and Relationships

Parenting SA

Relationships Australia

CatholicCare – Families

 

Bullying Resources

Bullying. No Way!

 

Body Image / Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders Victoria

 

Alcohol and Other Drug Information

Australian Drug and Information Service NSW

Helpline: 1800 422 599

Australian Drug foundation

 

Internet Information and Safety 

ACMA

 

Depression

The MoodGYM

Beyond Blue

Black Dog- (Prince of Wales Hospital)

Australian Psychological Society (APS) – provides tips sheets on a range of topics & you can search for a Registered Psychologist

Testimonials

  • “The caring environment, the teachers and staff at St Leo’s are amazing, a truly fabulous group of people who have made our last 6 years at the school a pure joy! Through difficulties they have supported us all the way … Read More

Contact Us

stleos@dbb.catholic.edu.au

16 Woolcott Ave Wahroonga
NSW 2076
Phone: 02 9487 3555
Fax: 02 9487 2637

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