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Growing pains – Children’s Health Queensland blog

Our blog, ‘Growing Pains’ is created in collaboration with medical professionals and provides insight, tips and advice about topical children’s health issues and developmental milestones.

Tips for a smooth transition to high school

Starting a new school year can be hard at the best of times, but when it comes to transitioning from primary school to high school, a few more difficulties can come into play. Some young people find adjusting to a new environment straight forward, while others can find it challenging.

12 January 2018 |

How do I know if my child is having problems with drugs and alcohol?

Mental health and emotional wellbeing are an essential part of a child’s development. At different stages of life, our children will face challenges, setbacks, experiences and opportunities. To support them to get the most out of these experiences, it’s important to help them develop some healthy habits.

22 December 2017 |

Is my perinatal depression and anxiety affecting the mental health of my baby?

Mental health and emotional wellbeing are an essential part of a child’s development. At different stages of life, our children will face challenges, setbacks, experiences and opportunities. To support them to get the most out of these experiences, it’s important to help them develop some healthy habits.

24 November 2017 |

Good mental health habits will help your kids handle all that life can bring

Mental health and emotional wellbeing are an essential part of a child’s development. At different stages of life, our children will face challenges, setbacks, experiences and opportunities. To support them to get the most out of these experiences, it’s important to help them develop some healthy habits.

13 October 2017 |

“I wish I’d asked for help earlier”

I first started experiencing issues with my mental health when I was 12. I managed to hide what was going on from my family and the teachers at school. I was ashamed with how I was feeling. I knew that I wasn’t okay and that something wasn’t right. I wish I had of gotten help earlier. It was only when I reached breaking point that I sought help.

9 October 2017 |

Could it be sepsis? Four words that might save a life

It is a privilege to work with families who choose for their child to be an organ donor, and it has shown me, that at the worst imaginable time, people are capable of incredible courage, strength and generosity. It’s a decision that we all hope we never have to make, but it’s something that we should not be afraid to talk about.

15 September 2017 |
Last updated: 28 June 2017
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