Youth Mental Health, Psychological & Social Trends

A few weeks ago, I gave an extensive interview on Myall Radio, on NSW’s North Coast, talking about the continuing impact that declining mental health is having on our young people, on worrying social and psychological trends and their impact, and other topics.

Take a small amount of time to reflect, and listen; and at the end, a beautiful piece of music that never fails to inspire me!

Overcoming Re-Entry Anxiety

Last week a new phrase entered our daily lexicon: “Re–entry anxiety”.
It describes the feelings of anxiety and trepidation many people across states and territories experienced, as we emerge from our lockdown ‘cocoon’ and began renegotiating our social and working worlds. In this ABC Interview, I provide some reasons and rationale for this phenomenon, and provide some practical tips to help alleviate any anxiety and stress individuals may feel as they ‘re enter’ the social sphere.