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Personal & Social Health


Hacking Happiness

State of Disruption

The actions we take can influence the very function of our brain cells, and ground-breaking research has proven just how much control we have over our mind-body connection. This video explores how ‘hacking’ our ‘feel-good’...Show More

Stress, Anxiety and Resilience in a Time of Disruption

State of Disruption

Our world is currently in a state of disruption not before seen in our lifetimes. The COVID-19 pandemic has shaken the social, economic and political structures that humans once took for granted, understandably impacting the mental health of...Show More

Resilience and the Fight-or-Flight Response

State of Disruption

Encountering a wild animal predator may be a stress we long left behind in history, but the survival mechanisms humans developed then still serve us in today’s stressful situations, from exams to online bullying. This video explores the...Show More

Emerging into Resilience

State of Disruption

While the sympathetic nervous system triggers the fight-or-flight response to danger, the parasympathetic nervous system allows the body to relax and repair. This video looks at ways we can help our bodies to engage the parasympathetic nervous...Show More

Assessment

Amazing Grace

Warning: This series is based on the death of a family member. Please use at your own discretion. Students should get permission from a guardian before viewing. In order for Grace to get the best marks for her science assessment she needs to...Show More

Appearance

Amazing Grace

Warning: This series is based on the death of a family member. Please use at your own discretion. Students should get permission from a guardian before viewing. Grace struggles to feel good about herself when she doesn't like what she sees in...Show More

Group Project

Amazing Grace

Warning: This series is based on the death of a family member. Please use at your own discretion. Students should get permission from a guardian before viewing. When Grace finds out she has a group project her heart sinks. Grace hates group...Show More

Choices

Amazing Grace

Warning: This series is based on the death of a family member. Please use at your own discretion. Students should get permission from a guardian before viewing. Grace's days consist of not just school but swimming, soccer, choir, piano lessons,...Show More

Fears

Amazing Grace

Warning: This series is based on the death of a family member. Please use at your own discretion. Students should get permission from a guardian before viewing. In this episode, Grace faces her fear of the ocean. While on holiday with her Mum,...Show More

Friends

Amazing Grace

Warning: This series is based on the death of a family member. Please use at your own discretion. Students should get permission from a guardian before viewing. When Grace returns to school after the holidays, things have changed with her...Show More
All the Feels

All the Feels

Miniclips: Next Stop, Puberty!

The major physical changes of puberty can often overshadow the less visible but equally important changes going on below the surface, including the many social and emotional changes that girls and boys both experience. This video covers methods...Show More
All the Changes

All the Changes

Miniclips: Next Stop, Puberty!

Change often equals uncertainty and this is never truer than for children approaching puberty. Leaving no awkward stone unturned – from hair to periods and erections – this video takes viewers through the physical, social and emotional...Show More
All the Changes: Males

All the Changes: Males

Miniclips: Next Stop, Puberty!

Having his first ‘wet dream’ or unwanted erection can be an embarrassing and confronting experience for a boy entering puberty. This video goes through all the things a penis might do that it hasn’t done before as well as other changes that...Show More
Who Are You?

Who Are You?

Miniclips: Next Stop, Puberty!

Going through puberty is challenging. But overcoming challenges brings new skills and strengths. At the end of puberty, not only do we have a bigger (and hairier and smellier!) body, but also newfound independence, resilience and courage to take...Show More
All the Changes: Females

All the Changes: Females

Miniclips: Next Stop, Puberty!

Getting her first period is one of the most significant changes a girl will experience during puberty. This video considers the options available for managing this often confronting change, and looks at other features of female puberty including...Show More
Jump Onboard

Jump Onboard

Miniclips: Next Stop, Puberty!

Jump in, it’s going to be a wild ride! This broad and light-hearted introduction to puberty looks at the common features of male and female puberty, emphasising that puberty is far from a one-size-fits-all process.

Hannah: Eating Disorders

Woven Threads: Stories from Within

Hannah is young woman full of life, enthusiasm and a smile that is infectious. If you met her on the street you would never guess the challenges she has faced in her young life. During this episode Hannah shares some of her journey with us. The...Show More

Keenan: Childhood Trauma, Addiction, Incarceration, and PTSD

Woven Threads: Stories from Within

Keenan lost his parents as a young child and was separated from his brothers. He was moved from his home in Redfern to the suburbs of southern Sydney. At the age of 13 he went to find his brother who had returned to Redfern against the wishes...Show More

Emma: Trauma, Adoption, DV, Disordered Eating and PTSD

Woven Threads: Stories from Within

Emma was adopted at six weeks old, she always new this. Emma she spent her first five weeks of life in care and was never held by her birth mother. When Emma was three her family adopted another baby girl, as kids they were inseparable but as...Show More

Jett: Teen Male Depresssion, Bullying and LGBTIQ

Woven Threads: Stories from Within

Jett is nineteen, he suffered from extreme bullying, which led to severe anxiety, depression and resulted in Anorexia Nervosa. When Jett was in primary school the bullying started because of the friends he had, mostly girls and his interest in...Show More

Olive: Teen Depression

Woven Threads: Stories from Within

Olive is sixteen, she lives with Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (CPTSD), Major Depressive Disorder, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Anxiety. At the age of nine, Olive began to have negative thoughts but she managed to hide them...Show More

Peter: Male Anxiety and Depression

Woven Threads: Stories from Within

Pete grew up on a farm, north western new south wales. His father was a farmer and all he ever wanted to do was follow his dad around and be a farmer too. After school Pete went to another farm and learnt about sheep, he bought this knowledge...Show More
Calming My Body and Brain

Calming My Body and Brain

Miniclips: My Body and Brain Working Together

Brains are useful for many things but not so great at helping you feel calm and safe – although they do try! Your brain might tell you, “You need to calm down!”, but it doesn’t really get rid of feelings of fear or stress inside the...Show More
Finding Feelings

Finding Feelings

Miniclips: My Body and Brain Working Together

Sometimes it’s hard to find the words to describe how we’re feeling. Feelings are meant to move like blobs of energy, but if you don’t express your feelings it can cause them to get stuck inside you and make you hurt or feel unwell. This...Show More
Feeling Safe

Feeling Safe

Miniclips: My Body and Brain Working Together

The final Miniclip of this series helps students summarise everything they have learnt to create a Safe and Well Plan. This plan supports students and reminds them of strategies they can use to help their body and brain feel safe, how to...Show More