Organisation

Young and Well Cooperative Research Centre


Funded from 2011-2016 by the Commonwealth Department of Industry, Innovation and Science.

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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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Making connections: young people, homelessness and digital access in the city

The importance of digital access for homeless young Australians is well recognised: for staying healthy and safe, to move beyond homelessness and to socially connect and participate. A mobile phone and access to the internet provides a way to access emergency services, service information and...
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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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The uni virtual clinic: changing the way mental health care is provided to young people at university

There is growing recognition of the importance of addressing the mental health needs of young people in the university sector. 1.3 million Australians were enrolled in tertiary education in 2014 and this number is increasing each year. The majority of these students are young people...
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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...