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New research shows spike in mental health impacts of study stress on Aussie...

Friday, 15th Oct 21

New research by mental health organisation ReachOut shows a significant increase in the severity of study stress for young Australians this year, with approximately one third of students reporting that study stress is currently having a major impact on their mental and emotional wellbeing, up from 18 per cent in December 2020.*

Make A Move for youth mental health this October

Wednesday, 22nd Sep 21

ReachOut is calling on people across Australia to Make A Move for mental health this October in support of youth suicide prevention and their own wellbeing.

Kayo 1000 Miles to Light event raises $65,000 to help support the mental he...

Tuesday, 21st Sep 21

In its inaugural year, the organisers of the Kayo 1000 Miles to Light event are pleased to announce that through the event $65,000 has been raised in support of youth mental health organisation ReachOut.

Boosting youth mental health across Australia

Thursday, 9th Sep 21

Boost Juice has announced a new partnership with youth mental health organisation ReachOut. The partnership is aimed at supporting the mental health of Boost’s customers and employees, and raising vital funds to support the mental health of young people across Australia.

New report tracks the ups and downs of the mental health of young Aussies i...

Tuesday, 7th Sep 21

Mental health service ReachOut has released a new report which provides vital insights into the mental health of young people living in regional, rural and remote (rural) areas across Australia, tracked over a five year period.* The report includes indications that the mental health of young people in these areas is worsening, alongside more positive findings such as that rural young peoples’ mental health literacy is improving.

$60,000 raised for ReachOut thanks to Officeworks’ Round Up To Make A Di...

Friday, 13th Aug 21

ReachOut is set to receive $60,000 thanks to the support of the local community and this year’s Officeworks Round Up To Make A Difference initiative.

New research highlights Aussie parents’ need for support when it comes t...

Monday, 21st Jun 21

ReachOut Parents and Instagram launch new ‘Parents Guide to Instagram’ including safety information & tips.

Young Victorians urged to take a proactive approach to their mental health ...

Wednesday, 2nd Jun 21

Mental health experts are calling on young Victorians to be proactive about their mental health and to seek support if they need it during the current COVID-19 lockdown.

ReachOut welcomes the Federal Government’s significant investment in you...

Wednesday, 12th May 21

Australia’s most accessed online mental health service for young people and their parents ReachOut welcomes the Federal Government's significant $13.1m investment in critical digital mental health services for young Australians.

ReachOut announces new Board Chair

Monday, 15th Feb 21

ReachOut has announced that Julie White will step down from her role of Chair of the ReachOut Board this month, following 10 years of service. Current ReachOut Board Member, Andrew Wilson, has been announced today as the new Chair.

ReachOut's new student mental health tool launched to help thousands of you...

Sunday, 24th Jan 21

With thousands of Year 7 students commencing high school across the country from next week, Australia’s most accessed youth mental health service ReachOut has launched a new student wellbeing tool which will make the transition from primary school to high school easier and less challenging for students.

Ian Thorpe AM challenges Aussies to swim in support of youth mental health ...

Thursday, 21st Jan 21

Ian Thorpe AM, Patron and Board Member of Australia’s most accessed online mental health service for young people, ReachOut, is calling on people across Australia to jump in the water in March for Laps for Life – a month-long swimming challenge. 

New research finds young people in regional Australia as stressed about the...

Friday, 20th Nov 20

New research has found that over 50 per cent of young people living in regional, rural and remote areas of Australia are worried about their future, however when compared to their city counterparts they are less likely to seek support.

Focus on mental health reform welcome but greater support for young Austral...

Monday, 16th Nov 20

ReachOut responds to the release of the Productivity Commission’s report on Mental Health.

New support for young people stressed about work and money during COVID-19

Thursday, 24th Sep 20

New research from ReachOut shows that the number of young people in Australia concerned about work and/or finding a job has increased from 25.0 per cent in January 2020 to 37.5 per cent in July 2020.

Report finds new approaches to bullying needed for young Australians

Monday, 7th Sep 20

A new report from ReachOut, titled Unfriendly Friendships, has found that textbook definitions of bullying are missing the mark with young people, and says that a new approach is required to reduce rates of bullying and its impact on the mental health of young people in Australia.

Help is available as study stress skyrockets due to COVID-19

Sunday, 2nd Aug 20

Experts warn that the mental health of thousands of young people in Australia is at risk, in particular those in Year 12, as study stress skyrockets to unprecedented levels due to COVID-19-related disruption and uncertainty.

Young Victorians flocking to online mental health support during COVID lock...

Friday, 24th Jul 20

ReachOut is calling on young people in Victoria currently under lockdown to be proactive about their mental health and to seek support if they are struggling.

Spike in number of young Aussies seeking help online for body image and eat...

Wednesday, 15th Jul 20

New data released from Butterfly Foundation and ReachOut show a sharp spike in the number of young people seeking help online when it comes to body image and eating disorders during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mental health impacts of COVID-19 ongoing for young Aussies

Wednesday, 24th Jun 20

New research has revealed that young people continue to report feelings of depression, anxiety, fear and concern about their mental health despite the easing of COVID-19 restrictions and the majority of students returning to classrooms across the country.

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