Searching for help

What do you do if your child is acting out? Ask parents and teachers at your school? Do nothing? Google a remedy? 1 in 7 Australian children have a mental health difficulty, but only 1 in 4 receives help. The KidsMatter website aims to to help parents and school about a child’s health.

As part of Mental Health week, Angus Randall spoke to Dr Monica Thielking, a psychologist specialising in youth and school psychology at the Swinburne Institute for Social research about getting assistance for a child’s mental health and well being.

For more information and assistance, check out the KidsMatter website.


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Producer: Mike Nicholson

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