Support and Wellbeing

In our lives from time to time we can all find ourselves in a state stress or concern due to trauma, extraordinary world and life events, or natural disasters.

This page is a resource for parents who are concerned about the effects these things might have on your children. Here we have put together some information you might find helpful.

Bushfires and natural disasters

For children:

Emerging Minds: General bushfire tip sheet

Healthy Living: Talking to children about bushfires

For older children/teenagers

Headspace: supporting a young person after a natural disaster

COVID-19

Visit our COVID-19 Information Hub

School TV

An online video channel about parenting matters for Helena parents that our P&F subscribed to, for your benefit.

Fact Sheets: Trauma and young people

Helplines

If you have any queries or concerns about your child at school, please feel free to contact their class or homeroom teacher of one our Student Services team members.

Susan Boyett
Director Student Services and College Psychologist
T: 9298 9100
E: sboyett@helena.wa.edu.au
Greg Miller
Head of Junior School
T: 9299 6626
E: gmiller@helena.wa.edu.au
Craig Hillman
Head of Upper School
T: 9298 9100
E: chilman@helena.wa.edu.au
Cathy Light
Head of Middle School
T: 9298 9100
E: clight@helena.wa.edu.au
April Ledger
Deputy Head of Junior School
T: 9299 6626
E: aledger@helena.wa.edu.au

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