LOOKING AFTER MYSELF

JUNIOR SCHOOL

Keeping up a healthy lifestyle

  • Eat healthy foods
  • Stay active
  • Wash your hands often

Stay connected

  • Being connected with others is good for us to feel loved and supported. 
  • It helps us to feel good about ourselves
  • It is also a way we can support others
  • It improves our  physical and mental health

Getting help

  • If you think your feelings are getting too big to handle – get help
  • You can talk to your parents or another trusted adult
  • You can contact the kids helpline 1800 55 1800

Have a routine

  • Set times to do your schoolwork
  • Set times for non learning screen time
  • Stick to your regular bed and wake up times
  • Include brain and activity break times

Stay positive

  • Having a positive attitude helps us to cope with things that come our way
  • Think about some of the good things that have happened through this
  • Make the time to do the things you enjoy doing
  • Only listen to reliable information about the virus
  • Recognise that you may experience different feelings  through this and that is normal
Click here for the Wellbeing-Connected choices grid
Click here for the Fitness Challenges choices grid

Mental Health and Wellbeing

Psychologist Support

If you feel stress or anxiety as a result of the coronavirus and it is impacting on everyday life, a psychologist may be able to help.

Other Sources of help

  • Kids Helpline – 1800 55 1800 at any time of the day or night to speak with a counsellor
  • Lifeline 13 11 14
  • Beyondblue 1300 224 636   

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