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School-Based Youth Health Nurse (SBYHN)


The School-Based Youth Health Nurse (SBYHN) addresses concerns or problems about health and wellbeing by providing information and counselling on:

  • sexual health

  • drugs

  • alcohol

  • smoking

  • emotional issues

  • stress

  • personal and family problems

  • bullying

  • relationships

  • adolescent growth and development

  • health eating, weight and exercise

  • eneral health concernseneral health concerns

The SBYHN also:

  • conducts mental health assessments

  • coordinates the anti-bullying team

  • provides curriculum advice

  • presents workshops to classes

  • facilitates the 'Helping Friends' Program
  • assists with 'Be Me' and 'School’s Out' Programs

  • assists with vaccinations

  • connects students with external support services.