The impact of childhood trauma and mental ill-health
can be devastating and long lasting


We need your support today

1 in 7 Australian children have a mental-health issue¹ and 1 in 5 Australian children have been exposed to 3 or more
Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)².

These ACEs relate to neglect, abuse, loss, household dysfunction or other significant trauma.

Vulnerable children need vital early-intervention support so that the impact of these issues don’t grow with them into adulthood
causing lifelong challenges.

But we can’t do this alone. We need your help to provide these services.

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“I believe my son is still in my life today because of the
support of KidsXpress”

Mother of 12-yr old boy referred to KidsXpress by his school counsellor for Expressive Therapy


¹ Department of Health 2015, Young Minds Matter, the Mental Health of Children and Adolescents Survey
² Olesen, S.C., McDonald, E., Raphael, B., Butterworth, P., Children’s exposure to parental and family adversities: findings from a population survey of Australians. Family Matters, 2010. 84: p. 43-52.