Please review these resources within the first 6 weeks of the RAd trial
The Maze Phase Podcast
The Maze Phase is a podcast for primary health professionals working with teens, navigating life and the healthcare system, but parents could also find it helpful. In each episode, GP and academic, Dr Bianca Forrester, has a chat with experts in the field of adolescent health and social care. Bringing tips from clinical practice, research and discussing best practice approaches to common and complex problems presenting to primary care.
Episode 1: Youth Friendly Heath Care: How can the GP Help?
Interview with Dr Bianca Forrester & Prof Lena Sanci about barriers facing teens in accessing services, and how we can help
Episode 2: Anxiety in Teens
In this episode, GP Bianca Forrester speaks with Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist A/Professor Sandra Radovini about best practice approaches to understanding anxiety in school aged teens.
Episode 3: Depression in Teens
GP, Dr Bianca Forrester, continues the conversation with Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist A/Prof Sandra Radovini about mental health problems in teens.
Episode 4: The age of Adolescence
Professor Susan Sawyer, Paediatrician and expert in Adolescent Health, describes contemporary understandings about the beginnings and endpoints of “Adolescence”.
Episode 5: Disruptive behaviour in teens
In this episode, GP Bianca Forrester and Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist A/Prof Sandra Radovini have a conversation about disruptive behaviour in school aged teens.
Episode 6: Understanding self-harm and suicidal behaviours
In this episode, GP Bianca Forrester and Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist A/Prof Sandra Radovini tackle the tricky topic of self-harming and suicidal behaviours.
Episode 7: Eating Disorders in Teens
In this episode, Bianca speaks with paediatrician Dr Michele Yeo and GP expert Dr Jenny Conway about recognising, assessing, and managing eating disorders in primary care.
Episode 8: Period Pain in Teens
In this episode, Bianca speaks with gynaecologist Prof Sonia Grover about recognising, assessing, and managing menstrual pain in primary care.
Sourced from The Maze Phase Podcast
Headspace Free Accredited online training [optional]
For GPs working with young people. The first hour of Module 1 includes ‘Mental health: engaging the young person’.