Student Education and Well-being in the Digital Age – Scotch College Talk

This week Dr Le was delighted to give a talk to the teachers and staff at Scotch College titled “Student Education and Well-being in the Digital Age” at the Torrens Park Campus in Adelaide.

Dr Le’s key message was this:

“No matter how sophisticated or advanced technology gets, we cannot forget the human aspect of learning. We must continue to invest in teachers who care about student education and well-being.”

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The Wellbeing and Resilience Centre at SAHMRI

Someone recently asked CGI Clinic an intriguing question: “Why would someone pay X (eg. a doctor) for their services?”

For those in the public health sector, we might assume that patients only come to seek medical help to relieve pain and suffering. In mental health, this is the relief of mental pain and suffering.

In Western Culture, we tend to seek health services only when we are sick/unwell for a treatment, not necessarily when we are well (to seek a better a way of living).

“It is health that is real wealth, not pieces of gold.”
-M Gandhi

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Adelaide City Library – Poetry Workshop

I love libraries. For me, libraries have always been a welcoming space to enjoy, learn and seek solace. Last week, I deccityLibrary_mapided to browse Adelaide City Council’s relatively new “City Library” (opened in 2014). Libraries are a great way for children to explore and foster a life-long learning attitude.
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Pathological Internet and Video Game Users in South Australian Teens

This blog post is for the CGI Clinic talk at the Boylan Ward Adolescent Mental Health Unit Grand Rounds at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital, January 2016. We will review the following journal article featured in the RANZJP, which can be found here:

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Problematic Internet Use and Electronic Gaming in Australian Adolescents

Up-to-date data on Australian adolescents’ Internet use and electronic gaming is a much needed insight for future health research, policy and service development.

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