Students Run To Honour A Teacher Passionate About Mental Health
Yesterday four students and two teachers ran the SMH Half Marathon in memory of their teacher, Carli Freiberg, who they lost in December last year.
Being Bold: Quarter One Update
Last year we began a pilot project using digital storytelling to help young people hospitalised in mental health units. In March 2019 we received confirmation of additional funding for our Digital Peer Support Project.
batyr’s Submission for the Australian Government Productivity Commission
Stigma is an isolating barrier that prevents young people from reaching out for support if they need it (SANE, 2013). Australian Institute of Health and Welfare data shows only about 22% of young people experiencing a mental health issue seek help (2011). This tells us that over the years, a large proportion of the Australian population has been suffering in silence.
batyr welcomes $2.8m investment to amplify the voices of young people online
A very exciting and significant announcement regarding mental health and the voices of young people in Australia has been made by the Federal Government today.
Being Herd Pathways: Empowering young people to take charge of their future
This month we are SO EXCITED to kick off a new program…Being Herd Pathways! The program has been in the works since March 2018 when we started on our pitch to be part of the NSW Department of Industry’s Youth Employment Innovation Challenge.
IPG Mediabrands raises 100k for batyr!
Huge thanks to IPG Mediabrands for supporting batyr once again in 2018 and raising a whopping 100k for batyr!
Stories from quarter three
Jess, the school captain of Port Hacking High School got in contact with us after hearing from batyr at a mental health forum earlier in the year.
This year we had 60 students from ANU running from Canberra to Sydney over 2 days in the annual Civic2Surf!
Supporting Women’s Mental Health with Liptember
The national lipstick campaign has helped fund a mental health program that’s been rolled out in schools across Australia.