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Mental Health

Leaders Review Recommendations from Reimagining School Safety and Student Well-Being Committee [Video]

Montgomery County leaders reviewed preliminary recommendations from the Reimagining School Safety and Student Well-Being Committee, aimed to reshape public safety in Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) and provide social and mental support to students. County Executive Marc Elrich and other officials launched the effort in April. The 32-member steering committee was tasked with making recommendations []

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Mental Health

Body clocks and the science of sleep [Video]

How do changes to our sleep and body rhythms affect our health, wellbeing and diseases of the brain?In the lead up to Mental Health Month, discover some fascinating new research emerging from the University of Sydney and beyond.Fran Kelly, Breakfast presenter on ABC Radio National, moderates an expert panel featuring:– Associate Professor Sean Cain, circadian rhythms expert from Monash University– Dr Jacob Crouse, post-doctoral research fellow with the Youth Mental Health & Technology Team at the Brain and Mind Centre– Professor Sharon Naismith, clinical neuropsychologist at the University of SydneyThis discussion was recorded on 23 September, 2021. For more information and resources, including our music playlist of songs to wind down to (with recommendations from the panel), visit the Sydney Ideas website: https://bit.ly/3kGT9fl–Subscribe to our channel: http://bit.ly/2czTNH3Connect with us:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sydneyuniTwitter: https://twitter.com/sydney_uniInstagram: https://instagram.com/sydney_uni

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Mental Health

Opinion: Were getting our kids ready for school. But are our schools ready for our kids? [Video]

Questions still abound about whether our schools are prepared for the surge in challenges around students mental health, physical fitness and academic inequity

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Pain and Inflammation Reduction

RGU’s 3 Minute Thesis 3rd Place Winner – Rachel Arnott [Video]

RGU Research Student Rachel Arnott presents her thesis topic “Isolation Sucks: Peer Support and Chronic Pain” for the Three Minute Thesis competition. Rachel has placed 3rd in the Three Minute Thesis Competition.

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Mental Health

Vital Signs: Returning to school and preparing for another ‘new normal’ | Health [Video]

While this year will continue to present uncharted territories and new experiences, it is important to acknowledge your emotions and focus on things you can control.