With over half of all global drowning deaths occur among children and young people under the age of 25, something needs to be done.
Melissa Willoughby is an Editorial Board Member of BMC Public Health. She specializes in the health of marginalized populations with a focus on violence, criminal justice and gender, relating to SDG 5, achieving gender equality and empowerment for all women and girls and SDG 16, promoting peaceful and inclusive societies.
Locked down again? We were pleased to team-up with VicHealth to share some ideas for how parents can support their teen’s mental health at this time.
Teenagers who use cannabis frequently were more likely to have children born preterm when they become parents up to 20 years later.
While all schools are part of their local community, some are developing partnerships and sharing spaces to become hubs for school-community connections. Read more.
We’ve been commissioned by Wellcome to advance science, so no one is held back by mental health problems.
Thank you for joining the virtual Catalysing Connections for Adolescent Health and Wellbeing event, ‘Adolescent self-harm in the time of COVID-19’. Watch the recording here.
This is the most comprehensive overview of young Australians (12 to 24 years) that we have ever had. #MustRead
The WHO’s ‘health promoting schools’ is an old idea, but finding new ways to fully realise its potential for young people globally has never been more urgent.
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