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World Youth Skills Day 2021
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July 29, 2021

“1.8 billion voices demanding to be heard”: World Youth Skills Day 2021

This year’s World Youth Skills Day presented an opportunity to examine what impact the pandemic…
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July 1, 2021

Reassessing the social context of illicit drug use and addiction

By Phillip Mendes, Associate Professor, Department of Social Work, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health…
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Youth Advisory Group
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July 1, 2021

New study reveals the effects of Covid-19 on young Australians

A new study about Australia’s Youth released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare…
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June 10, 2021

Embracing the Light

Triple Care Farm graduate Lily* penned this moving poem about her recovery journey through addiction.…
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mental wellness
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May 13, 2021

Delaying young people’s drug & alcohol use

During the high school years, young people (aged 12-17) are at a critical stage of…
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mental wellness
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March 15, 2021

Mental wellness drops globally

A new survey has found that mental wellness has declined significantly, with the worst effects…
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Addicted Australia
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November 20, 2020

Can Addicted Australia help shift the stigma of addiction?

Billed by critics as the most realistic depiction of addiction seen on Australian TV screens…
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tackling youth homelessness
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June 21, 2019

Tackling youth homelessness and its causes

Only 25, Courtney’s life was taken away in just one night. The first shock was…
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March 24, 2019

Staring at your fear directly

Diving in bins for food; literally sleeping on the streets; having cockroaches crawl over my…
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March 15, 2019

The value of graduating

And although many young Australians are half way through the first academic semester of 2019,…
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