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20130315 - Brain Awareness Week - Headstrong: Mental health, mood disorders and depression - 15 March 2013 - 10:00 - Stream 1

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Brain Awareness Week - Headstrong: Mental health, mood disorders and depression


Classifications: Enabled, Upcoming Excursions

Provider: Museum of Human Disease


Presenter: The Black Dog Institute

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Date: 15 March 2013

Start Time: 10:00

End Time: 11am

Duration: 1 hour

Closing Date: Bookings Close 13-Mar-13

Availability: DEC and Non-DEC

DEC Positions: 10

Non-DEC Positions: 10

Price: Free

KLA Syllabus: Secondary,TAFE

KLA Stage/s: Stage 4,Stage 5,Stage 6,Students,Teachers

KLA Year/s: Year 7,Year 8,Year 9,Year 10,Year 11,Year 12,Students,Teachers

Key Learning Area/s: Personal Development/Health and Physical Education

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KLA Keyword/s: brain, mood, depression, mental health, teenagers, black dog institute


Event Overview: In a collaboration with the Museum of Human Disease, The Black Dog Institute presents it's Headstrong program via video conference. Using a series of engaging and humorous images, topics covered in this presentation include: challenges young people face, mood disorder facts and statistics, types of mood disorders, personality styles associated with non-melancholic depression, dispelling help-seeking fears, finding the right help ��� who / what / how including the benefits of good therapy and a good support network, and resilience and how it can be built.

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Additional Booking Instructions: The University of New South Wales and the Museum of Human Disease have agreed to waive the costs for these sessions. However, so as not to waste our speakers�� time, we will charge a $100 cancellation fee for schools that book and then cancel or do not attend.

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