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 group of university students is trying to curb the trend of high youth unemployment by showing low income students that there are more options after high school, and it's tying in with a new university rugby league team to make further study more attractive. Original article
Drug and alcohol professionals have renewed angry protests at the withdrawal of funding from Australia’s drug and alcohol advisory body just as police launch major operations against alcohol-fuelled violence. Original article
Up to 100 Australians are thought to be fighting in Syria at the moment and authorities fear young Australian Muslims are being radicalised on home soil as a program in a Western Sydney bookstore suggests. Original article
This report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare presents the findings of the Specialist Homelessness Services Collection for 2012-13, and describes the clients who received specialist homelessness support, the assistance they sought and were provided, and the outcomes achieved for those clients. Original article