Publications - Youth health

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PublicationYearStatusHealth topics

The Mental health of children and adolescents

Report on the second Australian Child and Adolescent Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing.

2015Current

Tips for parents: adolescents

Advice for parents on how to communicate with adolescents and when and where to seek help.

2010Current

Alcohol resources - National Binge Drinking Strategy (Drinking Nightmare)

Resources from the National Binge Drinking Strategy (Drinking Nightmare) database

2009Current

Review of Innovative Health Services for Homeless Youth Program - Final Report 2007

The Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing (DoHA or the “Department”) engaged Health Outcomes International (HOI) in February 2007 to undertake a review of the Innovative Health Services for Homeless Youth (IHSHY) program and to recommend future policy directions for the program.

2007Historical

2007 Australian National Children’s Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey - User Guide

The User Guide contains information relating to the 2007 Australian National Children's Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey, including the survey objectives, methods, design and content, as well as data processing and interpretation.

2007Current

2007 Australian National Children's Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey - Main Findings

This report contains the main findings of the 2007 Australian National Children's Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey which was commissioned by the Department of Health and Ageing, the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, and the Australian Food and Grocery Council.

2007Current

Discussion Paper for the Development of Recommendations for Children’s and Youths’ Participation in Health Enhancing Physical Activity.

In March 2002, The Department of Health and Ageing commissioned researchers at the University of Queensland’s School of Human Movement Studies to draft this discussion paper to facilitate the development of Australian recommendations for both children’s and youths’ participation in health-promoting physical activity.

2005Current

Youth tobacco prevention literature review and research project

These reports consider youth smoking behaviours and the processes of uptake, addiction and cessation.

2005Current

Training frontline workers: young people, alcohol and other drugs

Learning resources to assist frontline workers address the needs of young people on issues relating to illicit drugs.

2004Historical

Supporting parents and families: the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people

This brochure will help you to become aware of the warning signs of mental health problems, the importance of seeking early help and the ways you can help support your child or young person.

2004Current

Mental health of young people in Australia

This report represents the findings of the child and adolescent component of the National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing. It provides the first reliable, national information on mental illness in children and adolescents aged 4 to 17.

2000Current

A National approach for reducing access to tobacco in Australia by young people under 18 years of age

This report provides a national best practice model to reduce young people's access to tobacco.

2000Current