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(Australia) $110M for youth mental health in schools across Australia

Jan 10, 2018, (Australia) The Educator: Government earmarks $110M for youth mental health http://www.educatoronline.com.au/news/government-earmarks-110m-for-youth-mental-health-245366.aspx Schools across Australia will soon be able to provide greater support to students after the government earmarked $110 million for youth mental health. Announced this week, the major investment aims to tackle youth depression and anxiety which impact a combined total of around 400,000 under-18s every year.… “When students are feeling a little bit down or have issues at home, often they go to a teacher for support,” he told ABC. “We will be there on the front line, working with those school communities to help them work with those young people and families.”