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Starting school, coping with change

Starting school for the first time, changing schools, making the move from primary school to high school - they're all big changes in a child's life, and can be daunting as well as exciting.

Telethon Kids Clinical Psychologist Dr Monique Robinson has some tips on how you can best support your kids to cope with these changes.

If your child needs help with a mental health difficulties, or if you have concerns and are unsure if you or your child may need assistance, you can visit your regular GP or contact any of the following services:

Lifeline        13 11 14

Kids Helpline        1800 55 1800

headspace        1800 650 890

beyondblue        1300 22 4636


Mental Health Commission


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