Community Health provides a range of services to youth at risk in the community. These include information, assessment education and referral in all areas that affect the health of a young person. Services are provided in collaboration with other youth services at locations across Canberra.
A Queensland Government draft consultation paper has warned that the state’s youth detention centres are operating permanently over accepted safe capacity levels. Original article
Yarn safe is a youth-led Indigenous mental health campaign, coordinated by Headspace Alice Springs, which aims to increase the number of young indigenous people connecting with the service. Original article
Australian National Imams Council spokesman Sheikh Mohamadu Saleem has said that there is a risk that Australia's military involvement in Iraq to fight Islamic State (IS) militants could result in more young people joining the Islamic State to fight. Original article