We focus on understanding the needs of your school community and forming a partnership that complements your wellbeing strategy and aligns with your vision.
Since our inception in 2011, we have run our [email protected] programs at 352 high schools and reached over 200,000 young people.
82% rated the program as highly engaging.
70% said they were more likely to seek help for their mental health. This is three times the national help-seeking average!
Working closely with you we engage with your students on their level to embed positive attitudes towards help-seeking and wellbeing and create a culture of openness within your school.
We provide a number of leading educational programs at high schools across Australia, designed to smash the stigma around mental health and empower young people to reach out for support.
We work with students from Year 9 right up to Year 12. Our programs are tailored to the needs of each school and year group, with
young, relatable facilitators engage your students and encourage positive,
Every program features one of our lived experience speakers who share their story of how they overcame challenges with their mental health and how they showed hope and resilience throughout their journey.
The original batyr program! This introduction program is designed to be both informative and fun, for students and teachers alike.
Young, relatable speakers engage the students with their stories of hope, resilience and courage in their experiences with mental ill-health. Trained facilitators educate students on the support networks and services available to them (including your school’s services), and empower students to reach out for help when needed.
The students will also learn about how they can take care of themselves or a friend through batyr’s 5 Tips.
Interested in our programs?
I have to be honest and say I was skeptical as I’ve seen mental health presentations before that were boring and the kids did not enjoy them at all. This one was delivered by younger and enthusiastic presenters. I’ve recommended this presentation for next year!
Head of year 12, Radford College
of students are more likely to seek help after seeing a batyr program
of students rate the program as highly engaging
Year 10 Focus
“I want to help my friend, but I just don’t know how”
‘Look Out For Your Mates’ identifies the signs and symptoms students can look out for to recognise if a friend might be struggling with their mental health, and equips them with the skills to start a safe conversation.
Year 11 Focus
Pressure to perform? Exam Stress?
We all know High School can be a stressful time for students. ‘Stressed Out’ is designed to equip students with coping strategies for dealing with stress and managing anxiety, with practical tips given that students can implement into their daily lives.
Year 12 Focus
“I don’t know what I am going to do when I leave School”
Although Year 12 is an exciting time, times of transition and change can also be extremely daunting. This program explores strategies students can use to help keep mentally healthy when embarking on their new future.
Informative, engaging and fun, our half day and full day programs provide opportunities for students to further engage with mental health and wellbeing as well as connect with community role models and services.
These programs engages the students in activities focused on wellbeing, and how students can implement mental health initiatives in their own school.
batyr Parent Forums are designed to be practical and informative, giving a range of perspectives on the topic of mental health from a variety of experts and speakers.
Through a lived experience speaker and a Q&A session with a panel of experts, parents will walk away with a greater understanding of mental health and how they can provide support to their teen, as well as what services are available to them.
Unlike most ‘death-by-powerpoint’ PD programs, the [email protected] for Teachers Personal Development is a 2 hour NESA & TQI accredited interactive and collaborative workshop.
The program is designed to equip teachers with the knowledge and skills to look out for the wellbeing of their students.
[email protected] Chapters
The year long resource includes different modules on mental health developed to assist a student led group passionate about continuing positive messages about mental health in their School Community.
Each term students will be guided through the module, empowering them to run events & initiatives at school involving students from every year level.