Anxiety is a brain bully. In its extreme form it lies, it deceives, and it doesn’t give you a moment of peace, even when sleeping.
Nine year-old Nadia, has been grappling with anxiety ever since the COVID lockdowns.
At just ten years old, Emily* faced a distressing situation, common to many schoolchildren but one that none should have to endure
KidsXpress calls for more government support to increase access to mental health services for children aged 12 and under.
Moving to high school is one of the key milestones of a child’s life. In Term 3 of 2023 we conducted a survey for Year 6 students for the purpose of understanding their thoughts and emotions about this transition.
In the aftermath of the Black Summer bushfires of 2019/20, KidsXpress swiftly moved into action to deliver a tailored trauma-focused program for the purpose of community rebuilding and socio-emotional rehabilitation.
Samuel Behan, is an incredible KidsXpress supporter racing in Production Sports with his trusty MX5 to raise funds for vulnerable children.
When Manny was 6 years old his father was incarcerated on drug charges. The two years that followed weren’t easy; his mother sometimes struggled to cope with the demands of parenting four children alone.
There’s a well-entrenched stereotype which perpetuates the idea that homeless people are alcohol-dependent middle-aged people roughing it in parks and bus shelters.
With an ICSEA ranking of 824 (Index of Community Socio-Educational Advantage) – well below the national average – Wood’s Public School in Sydney’s Mt Druitt region is punching above its weight in providing quality education and learning experiences for some of our city’s most vulnerable children.
When 8-yr old Talia was referred to KidsXpress earlier this year, she was in the midst of moving into what would be her sixth home.
Despite being very young at the time, Joel Kassel remembers three things from his participation on the KidsXpress program.
When 9-year-old Kiah came to KidsXpress, she was a bright-eyed girl with a love for dancing. No one would have guessed that her early life was plagued by the kind of trauma you read about in the news.
When Jack was six years old, he watched his little brother take his last breath on the asphalt after being hit by a speeding driver.
Ten-year-old Angelique lives with her mum and half-sister. She doesn’t remember a time when her father, Sam, hasn’t been involved with the criminal justice system.