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– SOMMERMAREE pressure. Parents are key in helping young people to get support, so knowing the signs and symptoms something might be wrong and then how to get help is vital.
Noticing changes and signs that something isn’t right is a good first step. You may notice they withdraw, and stop doing things they usually enjoy.
There is help available. Headspace, the national youth mental health foundation, provides support for people having a tough time. CHRIS TANTI,
Headspace chief executive everyone to consider vulnerable young people by donating or volunteering with a charity that helps the less fortunate.
Christmas is a very lonely and sad time for those struggling with homelessness, mental illness and social isolation.
Together, we can help create a sense of belonging for these young people and help turn their lives around. FATHER CHRIS RILEY, Youth Off the Streets