Our school is totally committed to ensuring the health, safety and wellbeing of every member of our school community. Langwarrin Primary has partnered with Elisabeth Murdoch College, Langwarrin Park Primary and Woodlands Primary to create the Langwarrin Positive Education Network. Together, we strive to improve wellbeing at a school and community level.
Positive Education brings together best-practice teaching with the science of Positive Psychology, to help all students reach their academic and personal potential. Based on the research, we have developed ‘THRIVE’. Our THRIVE model outlines 6 simple actions you can take to build robust levels of wellbeing, which are: TRY your best, be HEALTHY, RELATE well, get INVOLVED, live your VALUES, ENJOY positive emotions.
Resources for Parents
KidsMatter is a leading mental health organisation for young people. They have produced fact sheets and other resources designed for children & their families. To access their many resources, visit Resource Library
Supports and nurtures positive, caring relationships between parents, children, teenagers and the significant other people who are important to the well-being of families. Visit the website for more information or call 13 22 89.
Is an Australian parenting website that provides comprehensive, practical child health and parenting information and activities covering children aged 0-15 years.
The advice line complements the information and services offered by Family Relationship Centres. The website offers access to information about family relationship issues, ranging from building better relationships to dispute resolution.
Lifeline provides all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24-hour counselling support and suicide prevention services that can be accessed by calling 13 11 14 or on their website.
Beyondblue is a national, independent, not-for-profit organisation working to address issues associated with depression, anxiety and related substance-use disorders in Australia. If you need help you can contact 1300 22 4636 or visit the website to seek support.
If you or a family member needs support, below are a couple of directories that may assist you to find the right service.
Child & Youth Services Mornington Peninsula Child and Youth Directory helps families find information and service providers relevant to their needs.
Health Services Health Engine helps you search for Doctors, Dentists, Psychologists, and many more health professionals in your local area.
Frankston Community Directory helps you search for information and health, social and support services.
Resources for Students:
Kids Helpline has a section just for teens which offers information and counselling for people aged 13-25 years. The counselling is free and confidential and can be accessed by calling 1800 55 1800, emailing email@example.com or webchat.