Resources

A collection of videos, articles, creative ideas and other useful information to help children, young people, and their families navigate living with mental health challenges in the family. These resources are co-designed by Satellite and those with lived experience.

RESOURCES

For mental health and wellbeing

Schizophrenia: A shadow with a face

"...the stigma around schizophrenia is worse than the condition itself." Satellite's Ambassador Justin Heazlewood on World Schizophrenia Awareness Day 2024.

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“When I was your age…” A series of lived and living experience art

“When I was your age…” is a series of lived and living experience art made by young people at Satellite.

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StigmaBeat: end stigma associated with mental ill health

StigmaBeat is a dynamic, youth-led, storytelling project that aims to create positive social change to end the stigma that is often associated with mental ill health.

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Caring for my mum with BPD: Lucy’s story

Lucy was just 10 years old when she first started to realise that her family situation was a bit different to others.

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Talking with children about their parent’s mental health

Rose Cuff, Satellite’s CEO offers ideas on how parents, carers and family members can discuss mental illness or mental health challenges with the children and young people in their lives.

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What’s inside your light?

Sunny nature walks, all fuzzy and furry friends, creative expression - where do you find your light and what is inside it?

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Self-care alphabet

This Self-Care Alphabet is a downloadable resource to print out and stick up – a good reminder of taking time out to care for yourself!

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Get Up Mum on ABC’s Life Matters

Get Up Mum is based on the childhood memoir of author and Satellite Ambassador Justin Heazlewood and charts one year in the life of a 12-year-old growing up in Tasmania in the early ’90s.

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Words of wisdom from kids!

If you could say anything to another young person with a family a bit like yours, what would you say? We asked some of Satellite's young people, and here's what they had to say!

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