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FREE school holiday program for youth aged 13–16 who have a family member with a mental illness

Thu 1 Aug 2019

Space 4 Us is a FREE school holiday program for young people age 13–16 years who have a family member with a mental illness.Participants meet with other young people in similar situations to share experiences and learn new ways of looking after themselves:

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How To Keep Your Kids Safe Online - free event

Thu 25 Jul 2019

In June 2019 we ran our first How To Keep Your Kids Safe Online forum at the Belgrave Community Hub. The event was so popular that we are now running three more on Tuesday 20th August,  Tuesday 22nd October and Wednesday 20th November.

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Top 10 issues for teens age 15- 19

Mon 1 Jul 2019

Each year Mission Australia ask young people aged 15 – 19 about their values, aspirations and concerns in Australia’s largest annual youth survey. In 2018, there were 28,286 young people who participated in the 17th annual survey. We’ve summarised a few parts of the survey here to help you learn...

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Drug, alcohol and addiction counselling services at Inspiro

Thu 27 Jun 2019

Inspiro has free drug, alcohol and addiction counselling services  To find out more call us on 9028 0153. For most people, reaching out and asking for help is often a brave and difficult first step

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The male suicide crisis is 3 times worse than previously thought

Mon 17 Jun 2019

A report by Beyond Blue found that in only one year there were 30,197 ambulance attendances for men who had experienced self-harm (self-injury, suicidal thoughts and attempts, self-harm threat and suicide deaths). This was more than three times higher than available hospitalisation data.

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How to keep your children safe online - free event

Sat 1 Jun 2019

(Post event update - it was great to see everyone who came and benefited from this event. To be notified of similar upcoming events click here).Cyber Savvy Communities, How to keep your children safe online, is a free event for parents, community members and children 5-12 years of age (you do...

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Services available at the Inspiro Belgrave Hub

Fri 31 May 2019

Inspiro is now open at Belgrave! Local residents have access to essential community health services in an expansive (and easy to park at) modern and comfortable building - The Belgrave Community Hub. The Hub has health services provided by Inspiro but is also home to Yarra Ranges Council's...

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Men, depression and anxiety

Thu 9 May 2019

With new information released pointing to a deepening male suicide crisis (a crisis that is much worse than previously believed), it is becoming increasingly important that we recognise risk factors for depression and anxiety in men. Depression and anxiety are among the most common health...

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Counselling for depression, anxiety and stress

Mon 22 Apr 2019
Are you having difficulty making sense of depression, pain or stress and feeling like you’re stuck? You’re not alone. depression, anxiety and stress are real issues that effect a surprisingly large percentage of society.
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FREE ‘Parenting the emotional teen’  workshop with psychologist Dr Katie Wyman

Mon 1 Apr 2019

To celebrate the Belgrave Community Hub Open Day on Sunday 14th April, Inspiro and Yarra Ranges Council will be running some fun and exciting activities for the whole family from 11am - 2pm.

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Counselling for high school aged teens at Inspiro

Sun 31 Mar 2019

Inspiro’s counsellors support people who are feeling isolated, who are dealing with loss and grief, or who are feeling anxious and depressed and feel they have little control over things. 

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Free youth, teen, young adult and family counselling service in Lilydale, Healesville and Belgrave

Sat 30 Mar 2019
Being a teen or a young adult can be difficult sometimes and just like adults teens can face a huge range of problems and difficulties.
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Meet our youth counsellors

Fri 15 Mar 2019
Inspiro is a local, non-profit community health service that provides counselling, youth counselling, dental and a range of allied health services for the community from our Lilydale, Healesville and Belgrave clinics and, and from various community venues (including Yarra Junction). We have...
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Youth counselling and support services at Inspiro

Thu 14 Mar 2019

Inspiro provides counselling, peer support groups, youth health support, medication recovery programs and other assistance. Counselling at Inspiro Lilydale, Inspiro Belgrave and Inspiro: Healesville is now available and is free for youth, young adults and teens. Scroll down the page to see the...

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10 ways to build relationships with your teen children

Mon 4 Mar 2019
If you want your teenager to become a strong adult, here are 10 ways to help them succeed from teen expert Louise Hayes. Although it may sound counter-intuitive, start by letting them test themselves. Remember to pause before you react and consider if it is time to be their anchor, If...
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14 tips for parents with teenagers from teen expert Louise Hayes

Mon 25 Feb 2019

Recently Inspiro organised a free event to help local parents and teens. A theatre full of parents came to hear Dr Hayes and get tips to understand their teens better.One of the things that was clear for all 250 parents in attendance was that being a parent of teens isn't easy, and being a teen...

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Support, psychology and counselling for stress, depression and anxiety

Wed 13 Feb 2019

Inspiro offers psychology services available to book privately, meaning that you can access our service at your convenience, with flexible times, no wait-list and at a low cost.   If you have private health insurance, we can efficiently and easily process your claims on the spot using HICAPS.

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5 ways to protect your children online

Tue 29 Jan 2019

Over 65% of teens have experienced cyber bullying . And 1 in 4 parents are overwhelmed with technology and don't know what to do ow where to start. The digital world is a dynamic and complex space to navigate for adults, teenagers and children - how do we keep our children safe from the dangers...

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Remembering the 2009 Victorian bushfires

Fri 25 Jan 2019

Almost 10 years ago, Victorians lived through the worst heatwave and bushfires in our nation’s history – the Black Saturday bushfires, which swept across Victoria in February 2009.Tragically, 173 people lost their lives in the fires and the heatwave saw deaths increase by 374 people. Many more...

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Coping with disappointing year 12 results

Thu 20 Dec 2018

Friday 14 December this year is the BIG day. The day that many year 12 students think about with excitement, anxiety or fear. Six long years of high school, studying and cramming for exams leads to this all important day. VCE results and ATARs will be available.

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Sexual health clinic

Mon 8 Oct 2018
Inspiro offers a no cost sexual health clinic for all local residents to assist on a wide range is issues. Inspiro community health has assisted local residents for over 10 years and understands your needs. We are dedicated to supporting you to make decisions about your reproductive and sexual...
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5 reasons why homelessness is getting worse in Victoria

Fri 21 Sep 2018

Tonight 116,427 Australians will be homeless. 8,200 of these people will be sleeping rough on the streets, not including those in crisis accommodation, sleeping in cars or doing it tough elsewhere. Every day, 250 people are turned away from crisis centres across Australia.

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Chill and chat alcohol and drug peer support group

Fri 7 Sep 2018
Chill & Chat is a casual peer support group that meets on the first Wednesday of the month to hang out, share stories and support and to go on adventures in and around the local Belgrave area- movies, morning tea, BBQ, walks, visits to galleries etc. Peer support is a valuable tool in which a...
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12 tips on how to deal with the stresses and challenges of high school

Fri 17 Aug 2018

Do you remember your days as a teenager? How did you spend your time after school? An average high school student juggles around homework, sport and their social life on a daily basis.

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"Finally it makes sense!" Understand your teens - free event for parents

Thu 19 Jul 2018

“Finally something that makes sense! A way of understanding your kids that most people haven’t learnt or simply don’t know. You need to know this.” Angela, local mum. As those that have already discovered this will tell you, with the right information you can much better help and understand your...

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Who said parenting was easy?! 5 essential parenting tips

Tue 17 Jul 2018

 Being a parent is not easy! It comes with many challenges, and being a parent to two teenagers makes me question everything I thought I knew about raising children. 

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School. Peer pressure. Bullying. Sex. Alcohol. Drugs…Life.

Thu 7 Jun 2018

 Being a young person isn’t always easy. It can be a lot tougher than it looks. The pressure from family, school, and friends… to always meet someone else’s expectations, to do well, to fit in. How do you deal with difficult situations or difficult people? How do you manage disagreements?

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The 'F' Word... Family issues. Financial strain. Fights. And feeling freaking overwhelmed

Mon 28 May 2018

Due to our family’s financial situation, there were years when my parents and I had to live with relatives. Often, I shared a room with my parents. At times it was extremely stressful, awkward and uncomfortable. I felt like I was suffocating with no privacy – everyone was in each other’s face...

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When mean girls make your daughter’s life hell

Fri 4 May 2018

 Remember the movie Mean Girls? The one with Lindsay Lohan who plays the sixteen-year-old home-schooled girl in Africa, who returns to the US, to attend a public school? The movie looks at female high school social groups and the damaging effect they can have on girls.

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Spending too much time looking at a screen is doing this...

Mon 30 Apr 2018

Sexting, online bullying, video game addiction, obsessive checking for messages, disruptions to lessons and sleep, anti-social behaviour are becoming more common in the digital age. Come along to this screening of the film Screenagers on Wednesday 30 May 2018 at Mooroolbark secondary college (T...

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Yes, boys do cry - how my son struggled at school

Mon 23 Apr 2018

 

Years ago I worked in the administration office of a Melbourne high school. One my strongest memories from that job was when all the year seven kids started. They looked so much smaller than the senior kids. They were often unsure of what to do and where to go and come to the office.

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School stressing you out? Feeling pressured, depressed or anxious?

Mon 23 Apr 2018

Stressed at school? Feeling pressured, depressed, or anxious? Parents annoying you or not understanding your situation? Parents don’t understand what you mean, just not getting it or think it’s still the 1980’s?

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Feeling stressed or anxious? Here's how we can help

Thu 19 Apr 2018

Are you feeling stressed, or anxious, or tired,  or emotional, or like you aren't meeting expectations? We get it. 

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Free youth and young adult counselling and support

Wed 14 Feb 2018

 

Inspiro has free youth and teen counselling for young adults and high school aged youth located in the Yarra Ranges and the Yarra Valley.  Call us on 97388801.

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Community Outreach Perinatal Support Service and SMS4Families program

Fri 9 Feb 2018

 What is the Community Outreach Perinatal Support Service?

  • The Community Outreach Perinatal Support Service (COPSS) is a counselling and support program offered to new and expectant parents who may be dealing with or at risk of, perinatal depression
  • The service is offered across the Eastern and...
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Free counselling for youth and teens in the Yarra Ranges and Yarra Valley

Wed 26 Jul 2017

Inspiro has free youth and teen counselling for young adults and high school aged youth located in the Yarra Ranges and Yarra Valley.  For counselling for teens and young adults click here to learn more.Being a teen or a young adult can be difficult sometimes and just like adult’s teens can face...

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Support for pregnant women and women with young children

Mon 15 May 2017

Are you pregnant or do you have young children? The Healthy Mothers Healthy Babikes program provides mothers and soon to be mothers with needed assistance and guidance.Call us now on 9028 0153 or Click here and we'll get in touch and ask for Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies This...

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Inspiro's groups and programs

Fri 24 Mar 2017

Inspiro's groups, progams and services are tailored to cover all sections of the community at all stages of life. Our qualified clinicians and passionate supporters love getting involved with the community and are dedicated to supporting and helping you achieve results. For more information...

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You don't have to go it alone - Understanding depression and anxiety

Tue 7 Mar 2017

Are you having difficulty making sense of depression, pain or stress and feeling like you’re stuck? You’re not alone. Depression is a real issue that touches a surprisingly large percentage of society  

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Free counselling service for youth and families in the Yarra Ranges

Wed 1 Feb 2017

We now have a free counselling service for youth, young adults and their families: We are excited to announce that Inspiro have won a contract to provide Youth and Family Counselling Services for the Yarra Ranges Council.

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