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How to help young people, according to young people

Kareem El-Ansary, 2019 Youth Representative to the United Nations, completed a marathon listening tour last year. The issues raised were as varied as the young people themselves, but one key message remained constant: better supporting young people starts with listening more.

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Welcome to Periods: Reducing awkward conversations

For young women, getting their first period is a natural part of growing up. But when it happens, many will avoid having the awkward conversation due to embarrassment – and that’s where Moxie’s Welcome to Periods boxes come in.

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Problematic sexual behaviours in young children

Associate Professor Elspeth McInnes and Dr Lesley-anne Ey of the University of South Australia discuss the findings of a national survey that examines how primary and early childhood educators identify and respond to problematic sexual behaviours in young children.

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Teen mental health program for suicide prevention

A novel mental health program improves teenagers’ ability to recognise and support friends who might be at risk of suicide, according to new research from the University of Melbourne.

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