Each week on ReachOut Pro we highlight the discussions and
activities happening on ReachOut.com that you can
encourage young people you work with to get involved in. Click here
to learn more about ReachOut.com- Australia's leading online youth
mental health service.
The ReachOut.com forums are a safe
space where young people are encouraged to connect with other young
people who have been through similar issues and talk about these
issues in a positive productive way. The forums provide a valuable
support community for young people seeking to improve their mental
health and wellbeing, and can provide additional support between
sessions for young people you are working with.
MONDAY: Breaking up is hard to do - Getting Real discussion
Each Monday night ReachOut.com hosts discussion sessions on
general issues and topics that affect the mental health and
wellbeing of young people - with recent sessions getting over 1,000
views, and up to 50 active contributors. This week's Getting Real
session will be a community led discussion on ending relationships
- how we know when it's time to break up, how to do it
respectfully, and how to deal with a break up.
Date/Time: 8.00pm AEST (5pm in WA), Monday
Community Challenge: Share your stress busting tips
To coincide with this week's launch of the ReachOut.com stress
campaign, users of the ReachOut.com community have been
challenged to get involved and to share their top stress busting
tips, for the chance to win one of two $250 visa cards.
The stress campaign seeks to raise awareness of positive
relaxation and stress-management strategies, and to encourage young
people to look after their mental health in the lead up to the busy
Popular: Skills for dealing with tough times
A popular thread on ReachOut.com is the "Tough time toolbox".
Young people use this thread to share strategies for coping with
tough times in their lives.
Want to learn more about the benefits of online
communities and discussion forums to mental health and
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