The risk of repeat self-harm in young people is highest in the first month after an initial self-harm hospital presentation.
Studies have found that sports can provide a safe environment to teach young people positive values through organized activities that lead to better resilience.
Findings from UNSW research highlight different age groups urgently need targeted mental health responses.
COVID-19-induced pneumonia can lead to serious and long-term consequences, says a UNSW respiratory expert.
UNSW Sydney contributes to guidelines which indicate when children and adolescents should be treated in psychiatric hospitals.
Programs aimed at keeping high-risk young people out of jail will only work if they also target multiple risk factors, such as alcohol, substance use or risky sexual behaviour, a new study has found.
A new report from UNSW’s Centre for Social Research in Health shows young people and gay men know dangerously little about how to protect themselves against hepatitis C.
Australia can break the impasse in combating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander disadvantage by identifying and emulating elements of success – instead of constantly focusing on failures to deliver meaningful change.
Young Australians are being asked whether media messages influence their attitudes to illicit drugs.
A snapshot of Australia's young people shows high rates of obesity and mental illness and vulnerability to drug and alcohol abuse.