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(Australia) Victoria: $7M to support student mental health

Feb 5, 2018, (Australia) Wangaratta Chronicle: More funding to support students’ mental wellbeing https://wangarattachronicle.com.au/2018/02/05/funding-support-students-mental-wellbeing/ STUDENTS suffering with mental health issues may feel more supported thanks to a new government program. Victorian Minister for Eduaction, James Merlino, last Friday announced the Victorian Anti Bullying and Mental Health Initiative – a $7 million plan to support students’ mental health and wellbeing and to address bullying. About one in five young people experience bullying, which can negatively affect their academic performance and self esteem ….