Youth Taskforce Survey

The Australian Youth Taskforce is calling on young Australians to contribute ideas to the National Youth Policy Framework.

GAH short course

The Centre of Adolescent Health is once again partnering with the University of Melbourne to deliver an online course centered on Global Adolescent Health.  The program is taught by two leading academics and CAH co-directors, Professor George Patton and Professor Susan Sawyer.   The 8-week program explores the dynamic factors affecting the health and wellbeing of young people across the different … Continued

Male self-harm

Men and boys account for 75 per cent of deaths from suicide, making them a key group for interventions, but an expanded national effort to prevent suicide demands that we have evidence of what actually works.

Computer use and academic results

In this first longitudinal study of electronic media use in primary school children, results find that children with heavy TV or computer use had reduced academic results 2 yrs later.

Special seminar

Join us for a special zoom presentation, Wednesday 16 September at 2.30 pm as Dr Shilpa Aggarwal presents “Self-harm: Innovative solutions to a complex problem.”

COVID-19 and detention

The Justice Health Unit is convening a series of six webinars on the theme of Building a sustainable, comprehensive response to COVID-19 in relation to detention.

Mid-year enrolments

We’re delighted to announce a once-off opportunity, mid-year enrolments are NOW OPEN for postgraduate studies in Adolescent Health and Wellbeing.

Transition Guide for Schools

Celebrating the launch of the ‘Joining the Dots Transition Guide for Schools.’ A practical, digital resource for all school educators (transition coordinators) and wellbeing staff.

Transitioning back to school

A guide for parents of adolescents. Professor George Patton and Dr Lisa Mundy – provide tips on positive change, creating new routines and dealing with disruption in school.