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More Support for Young People with Complex Mental Health Needs

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Adelaide phn, February 7 2019 Adelaide PHN and Sonder have opened the doors to emerge – a new, free service in Adelaide’s outer northern and outer southern metropolitan regions, specifically created to help people from 16-25 years old who are experiencing or at risk of experiencing severe and complex mental illness. The program aims to help young people who might otherwise “fall through the...

New evidence supports HIV screening in young adulthood

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Science Daily, December 19, 2017 A new study suggests that the most beneficial age for a one-time screening HIV test of the general population would be age 25. The report — led by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital  working with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health — will be published in the Journal of...

Resource Kit – Young People and Sexual Health

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NSW STI Programs Unit, 2017 The Resource Kit contians tools, fact sheets, activities and protocols for working with young people around sexual health. Section 1: Organisational Tools Tools supporting organisations to engage in sexual health Access tools Section 2: Worker Tools & Fact Sheets Sexual health tools and fact sheets for workers Acess tools Section 3: Games & Activities Fun games...

New periodic survey on sexual health among young heterosexual people

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Centre for Social Research in Health, UNSW, 2017 Between December 2015 and March 2016, the ‘It’s Your Love Life’ periodic survey recruited 2,120 heterosexually-identified young people aged 15–29 years and living in New South Wales (NSW). The data collected through the survey contributes new knowledge on the attitudes and practices of heterosexual young people and their exposure to sexual health...

Consent flowchart – education tool

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Planned Parenthood Toronto, [2015?] The consent flowchart has been designed to help young people understand how consent is negotiated. People follow the instructional bubbles until they reach the end. They can continue each time they choose a consent option. If they choose an option where consent is not given, they land on an orange bubble and must go back to the beginning and start over.  Yellow...

Same-sex marriage survey sparks spike in access of LGBTI mental health support

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ABC News, 18/8/2017 A national mental health service for young people and their parents say they have experienced a spike in clients accessing LGBTI support services during the highly charged same-sex marriage postal survey period. ReachOut CEO Jono Nicholas said there had been a 20 per cent increase in people accessing LGBTI support services with many contacting them with anxiety over the same...

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