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Concurrent 7 – Youth – challenges, taboos and myths

1325-1455 | Saturday 9 October, 2021

Chaired by Robyn Shoemark, 'Concurrent 7 – Youth – challenges, taboos and myths' includes personal stories about growing up with a bleeding disorder, and advice for kids and parents on topics such as resilience, dealing with cyber bullying, communication and mental health. These sessions were presented at the 20th Australian Conference on Haemophilia, VWD and Rare Bleeding Disorders, held virtually on 8-9 October 2021. Watch the recording below.

Growing up

Presented by Dale


Mother and Son journey through teenage years

Presented by Heidi & Sam


Resilience, Mental Health and Communication

Presented by Marina Passalaris
Director Beautiful Minds


Panel Q&A



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