Organisation

Young and Well Cooperative Research Centre

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Safe and well online: learnings from four social marketing campaigns for youth wellbeing

This program developed and tested a program of four online, youth-centred social campaigns to promote young people’s safety and wellbeing.
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Intergenerational attitudes towards social networking and cybersafety: a living lab

Research has shown that young people are much better equipped to deal with online risks than adults assume and that young people themselves are the most valuable resource for adults concerned about the online safety of their children. The research also reveals significant benefits to...
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Creating benefit for all: young people, engagement and public policy

The Youth Engaged Policy (YEP) project found that positive views of the role young people should play in policy making are not always evidence in practice. While there are some stand-out mechanisms for consultation and collaboration there is no comprehensive understanding or approach to youth...
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Something haunting you?

Young people possess capabilities, knowledge and creativity to live healthy and happy lives. However, in Australia, similar to elsewhere in the world, young people report high levels of psychological distress brought about through such everyday events as: managing uncertain life transitions; peer pressures and influences...
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Connect. Challenge. Do.

Whilst most young people are doing well, a concerning number are vulnerable to or directly affected by ill mental health (Lawrence et al., 2015). The experience of mental illness can have long lasting impacts including social disconnection and poorer life outcomes (AIHW, 2015). Alongside strategies...