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.[audio https://radioadelaidebreakfast.files.wordpress.com/2012/10/monica-thielking.mp3]
Producer: Mike Nicholson