young people

Lancet review of substance use in young people highlights burden of alcohol among Australian teens; need for more research evidence to tackle the issue

Image - Lancet review of substance use in young people highlights burden of alcohol among Australian teens; need for more research evidence to tackle the issue
Date Published: 
Monday, 22 February 2016

A major global review of substance use in young people, published last week in the journal Lancet Psychiatry, confirms that adolescence is a critical period for developing substance use related problems which can affect later health outcomes, and highlights the need for more research and

Scoping exercise to assess the training and support needs of youth mental health and substance use practitioners

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Young people with comorbid disorders frequently come to the attention of a diverse range of service systems (e.g., health, social welfare, educational, and criminal justice systems), and present a significant challenge to service providers.

Project Status: 
Completed

Webinar "Drug and alcohol use among young people. What can parents and schools do to prevent the harms?"

Image - Webinar "Drug and alcohol use among young people. What can parents and schools do to prevent the harms?"
Event date: 
Tuesday, 19 May 2015 - 2:00pm
Event Type: 
Other

Every year, one in four Australian teenagers puts themselves at risk of harm through drug and alcohol use. Research at CREMS shows that these harms can be reduced by school-based prevention programs.