Wellbeing and Engagement 

Shannon Ross

Wellbeing & Engagement 


Live4Life at Woodmans Hill Secondary College



The Live4Life program aims to: 

  • Increase the mental health knowledge of secondary school aged students (14-17), teachers, parents and community members;
  • Reduce barriers to seeking help for emerging or current mental health issues in young people;
  • Increase community awareness of local professional help;
  • Decrease stigma; and
  • Build community resilience to address common mental health problems.

Last year our Ballarat Community achieved the following: 


At Woodmans Hill in 2024, being a part of Live4Life means that: 

  • We will deliver Youth Mental Health First Aid courses to teachers, parents, carers and community leaders.
  • A minimum of 10% of school staff are trained in Youth Mental Health First Aid.
  • Year 8 and Year 10 students are trained in Teen Mental Health First Aid education which includes 3 x 60min sessions (Year 8) and 3 x 75min sessions (Year 10). 


In 2024, Year 10 students will receive their training in Term 2 (week 3, 4 & 5) and Year 8 students will receive their training in Term 3. 




Pride Flag Raising 


Last year we presented our Pride Flag and flagpole to our community BUT our event was marred by the weather!


Last week, we finally had the opportunity to raise our amazing flag! Our Pride group did this during our weekly meeting on Thursdays.