teen safety

Adolescents who self-harm show worrying substance abuse by age 35
Adolescents who self-harm show worrying substance abuse by age 35 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A study by researchers from the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI) that followed a sample of almost 2000 Victorian school children from the age of 14 until the age of 35 found that social disadvantage, anxiety, and licit and illicit ... Read More »

Support for new UN framework for children’s rights online
Support for new UN framework for children’s rights online (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The global push for a new international framework governing the rights of children online has gained new momentum, after a multinational study found governments and NGOs are calling for formal assistance to recognise and address children’s digital rights. An estimated ... Read More »

Polaris quad bikes to be recalled due to asbestos risk
Polaris quad bikes to be recalled due to asbestos risk (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Australian quad bike supplier Polaris has notified the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission of a recall of 12 models in its ‘youth’ range of quad bikes due to the presence of asbestos in component parts. Polaris conducted recent testing in ... Read More »

Link between growing up in affluent communities and drug and alcohol addiction
Link between growing up in affluent communities and drug and alcohol addiction (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

They have what most would want — affluent upwardly mobile parents, living in comfortable homes in the suburbs, going to an elite high school and being groomed for the nation’s best colleges. And they appear to thrive in this setting ... Read More »

Why children struggle to cross busy streets safely
Why children struggle to cross busy streets safely (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New research shows perceptual judgment, motor skills not fully developed until age 14. For adults, crossing the street by foot seems easy. You take stock of the traffic and calculate the time it will take to get from one side ... Read More »

Vaccination and alternative medicine
Vaccination and alternative medicine (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Childhood immunisation has been one of the last century’s most successful public health measures. Yet, for some, vaccination remains a highly politicised and contentious issue. Naturopath, academic and former nurse Jon Wardle reveals how his latest research project is set ... Read More »

1 in 3 Teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder Receives Driver’s License
1 in 3 Teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder Receives Driver’s License (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A new study from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) finds 1 in 3 adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) acquires an intermediate driver’s license, and the majority does so in their 17th year. The vast majority of teens with ASD who receive ... Read More »

New centre set to create safer communities for women and children
New centre set to create safer communities for women and children (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Australia’s first and only Centre for Research Excellence (CRE) to promote safer families will lead research into the health effects of intimate partner violence on individuals and families, and how the health sector can respond. The CRE was officially launched ... Read More »

Creating safer communities for women and children
Creating safer communities for women and children (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Australia’s first and only Centre for Research Excellence (CRE) to promote safer families will lead research into the health effects of intimate partner violence on individuals and families, and how the health sector can respond. The CRE was officially launched ... Read More »

One in 33 children receives child protection services, the majority repeat clients
One in 33 children receives child protection services, the majority repeat clients (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The number of children receiving child protection services continues to rise, with almost three-quarters of these children repeat clients, according to new analysis from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). The report, Child protection Australia 2015–16, shows that over ... Read More »

 
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