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5 signs your child is spending too much time online

Mon 13 May 2019

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. It’s so tempting to write off excessive phone time as harmless. Because these lost moments tend to happen in short...

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Belgrave Hub open day

Mon 8 Apr 2019
The new Belgrave Health Hub invites you to attend. 

Come and enjoy our Community Festival and Open Day on 14th April 2019 at the Belgrave Health Hub located at 1616-1624 Burwood Highway Belgrave (right next door to Cameo Cinema) . Enjoy some fun free activities and delicious food, win a door...

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$1 barista made coffee at the Belgrave Hub Open Day

Mon 8 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. Relax with a $1 barista made coffee (normal price $4) at the Belgrave Open Day. Enjoy a coffee while...

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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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Top 10 issues for teens age 15- 19

Mon 18 Feb 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.

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Free social skills group for youth with autism

Thu 31 Jan 2019
Official Government figures show that 1 in 68 children have an autism diagnosis, and the latest research shows that rates of autism are approximately 1-2 percent. Statistics show that boys are almost four times more likely to receive an accurate autism diagnosis than girls – a prominent gender...
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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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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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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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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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