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Podcast: Exploring the link between hormones and mental health

Dr Lisa Mundy discusses how hormones can play a role in predicting mental health problems in children.

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Podcast: Understanding the Middle Years

Professor George Patton from CATS discusses the importance of the middle years for health and emotional development

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ABC Life Matters: Are a child’s ‘middle years’ more important than we thought?

Lisa talks to ABC Radio National's Life Matters program about the importance of the middle years

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Screen time: how much is too much?

Dr Lisa Mundy and other experts discuss the benefits and downsides of screen time with Woolworths

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SBS News: Bullying Rife in Australian Primary Schools

A report compiled by CATS shows that bullying is affecting the learning outcomes and emotional health of primary school students.

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Medical Xpress: Bullying impacts on primary students’ learning ability

Primary school students who are being bullied and/or experiencing emotional difficulties are falling behind at school.

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Channel 9 News: Children as young as eight affected by poor body image

Channel 9 reports on the latest CATS research, highlighting that children as young as eight years old are unsatisfied with their bodies.

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Channel 7 News: Children as young as 8 are battling poor body image

Hear Dr Libby Hughes and some CATS participants talk about poor perceptions of body image in young children.

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The Age: Poor body image starts to develop as young as eight

The Age reports on recent research out of CATS, showing that body image pressures begin as young as eight years old.

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Join us tomorrow! Our very own Dr Lisa Mundy will be one of the experts discussing The Missing Middle: The Importance of the Middle Years.
Thursday 15th at 3:30pm AEDT.
Register here: shorturl.at/mqFQ7

Come and find out:
- What makes these middle years so important?
- What can schools do to maintain engagement and support wellbeing through the middle years and the transition to secondary school?
- What is the impact of COVID-19 likely to be?

Photo by Pragyan Bezbaruah from Pexels.
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Today is World Suicide Prevention Day. We'd like to remind everyone that research has shown acknowledging and talking about suicide may reduce suicide risk. #WSPD2020 ... See MoreSee Less

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CATS very own Dr Lisa Mundy on Channel 10 News. ... See MoreSee Less

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Take a break,
Check on the people around you,
Reach out for support
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