Adolescent births in Australia have fallen to an all-time low. However, the lack of national data means that we cannot tell whether this decrease reflects lower rates of conception or higher rates of abortion.
A new study has found becoming a parent does not stop heavy drinking in the long-term, despite benefits of doing so for both parents and their children.
Does the mental health of mothers before pregnancy predict emotional sensitivity in their children?
Adolescents around the world have been overlooked by the global health agenda, but for the first time we now have the data to make a difference.
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.
In an interview with Pursuit, Dr Lisa Mundy discusses the need to better understand a child’s middle years – between ages eight and 12 – and how transformative the changes are.
Results from a new study show how drinking frequently during adolescence can predict alcohol misuse at age 19 years.
New study urges greater attention on young sexual-minority mental health.
A new study developed over nine years by OYPRA found school camps can reduce anxiety and boost the confidence of young Australians.
#WorldMentalHealthDay – focusing on the needs of young people. It’s time to take a stand and demand more for this vulnerable population – our future depends on it!