Designing for (digital) inclusion at ReachOut

Designing for (digital) inclusion at ReachOut

Reaching an extra one million people by 2020 means that ReachOut must work for everyone regardless of their technical ability, background or resources. Here are a few ways we’re working to make ReachOut.com more inclusive – including our new Designing for Digital Inclusion Guidelines.

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Seven lessons on running design research with young people

Seven lessons on running design research with young people

Design research with young people takes courage, creativity and plenty of pizza. Being prepared, authentic and sensitive to the teenage brain is essential when you’re running a research workshop. ReachOut and Redrollers have collaborated over the past seven years on projects that explore young people’s everyday lives and their mental health and wellbeing. Here are a few lessons (and tools) we’ve gleaned from our successes and failures along the way.

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Australia first digital service provides parents with free parenting help

Australia first digital service provides parents with free parenting help

An Australian-first service that provides busy parents of teenagers with free, confidential one-on-one parenting help will be launched today by digital mental health service ReachOut Australia. Delivered using a mix of online and pre-booked phone sessions, ReachOut Parents Coaching gives parents the flexibility to easily access support from anywhere in the country.

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What you need to know about youth mental health in regional Australia

What you need to know about youth mental health in regional Australia

It’s widely accepted that youth mental health is an important issue, and one of the biggest health issues facing young Australians. But a lot of people aren’t aware that a huge proportion of young Australians are doing it tough in regional areas. We’ve laid out the basic facts to help explain the unique challenges these young people face in getting help.

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Youth mental health research funding must focus on technology

Youth mental health research funding must focus on technology

ReachOut Australia, the digital entry point to the mental health system for young people and their parents, has welcomed the Turnbull Government’s $15 million investment in mental health research announced as part its Budget measures, but said the funding for youth research must focus on the role of technology if it is to be effective.

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