Schools, with the full support of families and the community, are one of the best places to comprehensively support children’s mental health and wellbeing.

When schools and health and community agencies build partnerships, supporting children’s mental health and wellbeing is enhanced.

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To find out more about mental health in childhood, and why schools are well placed to support children’s mental health, read pages 2-3 of Essential Reading.

KidsMatter Primary was developed in collaboration with beyondblue, the Australian Psychological Society, and the Principals Australia Institute, with funding from the Australian Government Department of Health and beyondblue.


What is KidsMatter Primary?

KidsMatter Primary evaluation

The four components of KidsMatter Primary

KidsMatter Primary implementation

Building KidsMatter Primary into your work