Tuesday , September 24 2019

Kristen Douglas

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Kristen Douglas is the head of Headspace in Schools, the National Youth Mental Health Foundation. If you or someone you know is struggling, visit headspace.org.au to find your nearest centre or call eheadspace on 1800 650 890. Headspace in schools (in partnership with beyondblue) implements a suicide post-vention service that assists Australian school communities to prepare for, respond to and recover from the death of a student by suicide.

Op-ed: Teachers talking to students about suicide

Sometimes it can become stressful for teachers and educators to navigate a conversation about suicide with both students and their families. As many teachers have not studied psychology, social work or counselling, they may feel that they struggle to communicate about such a sensitive topic. This story was originally published …

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