The Centre for Adolescent Health is enormously grateful to Geoff Handbury AO, a generous benefactor of our work for the past 25 years who died at home in late November, aged 94.
On International Volunteer Day, the Centre for Adolescent Health would like to acknowledge and thank Hannah, Steph, Millie, Han, Olufunke and Gianella for their invaluable contributions to the Centre in 2019.
Announcing our new Centre for Research Excellence (CRE) on Driving Global Investment in Adolescent Health, led by Professor George Patton.
Dr Jess Heerde on reducing the impact of homelessness for young people through establishing a foundation for prevention, breaking down stereotypes, and giving young people a voice. Read the interview.
Once considered a latent period, the transition from primary school to secondary school is now thought to be critical in the health and emotional development of students. Listen to the podcast and/or read the interview with Professor George Patton.
The Young People’s Health Service (YPHS) provides primary health care and opportunistic and strategic health interventions to adolescents and young adults (12 – 24 years) who are homeless and / or marginalised.
Adolescence has changed significantly in the last century. Professor Susan Sawyer is working to improve our understanding of the contemporary complexities of this age group.
Livewire is an on-line community for teens living with a serious illness or chronic health condition. Visit their new website!
Are you interested in enhancing your capabilities to improve young people’s health and wellbeing?
Latest United Nations session highlights the challenges the largest generation of youth face.