CHANCES-6: Improving the life chances of young people living in poverty

Poverty really gets under the skin and into the neural pathways of the brain. One example is that poverty tends to foreshorten one’s view of the future so one tends to discount future rewards for more immediate rewards because the situation is so pressing and so that provides us with a really exciting opportunity to […]

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Mental Health Technician: Find Success through These Personality Traits

A Mental Health Technician is an amazing, rewarding role but it’s not for everyone. The position has you working with individuals experiencing a range of mental health issues and illnesses. The role and day-to-day experience can be quite a shock for the average person that’s not accustomed to mental illness. Yet, those that pursue it […]

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Improving mental health through exercise | Youth Mental Health Program

Here at the stadium we’re improving the mental health of 17 to 25 year-olds through exercise. There’s a lot of research that’s going into it and all the benefits that you get from exercise. The practical placement at Curtin Stadium gives us students an opportunity to basically work with real-life clients with real needs in […]

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Nicola Dandridge – Insight event: Improving student lives

So at this point I’m absolutely delighted to welcome to the stage the OfS’s chief executive Nicola Dandridge. [applause] Thank you Yvonne and welcome to you all it’s fantastic to see so many of you here today to join in discussions on such really important issues for students and also for the higher education sector. […]

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