Cultural and linguistic diversity (CALD)
This topic covers issues relating to young people from non-Australian or non-English speaking backgrounds, as well as the experiences of young people in a multicultural Australia.
For information specifically dealing with migrant and refugee youth, see the Migrant and refugee youth topic.
Dr YES (youth education sessions) is a program run by the West Australian Medical Association where medical students go out to metropolitan and rural high schools to have open and engaging communications about the big issues facing youth health - particularly alcohol and drugs, mental health and sexual health. Original article
Police have described a substantial drop in the amount of crime committed by some of WA's worst young offenders in the past 12 months as "extraordinary", adding that diverting the teenagers into behaviour management programs has helped. Original article
A recent study published in the Journal of Addiction and Prevention reviews the effectiveness of peer-delivered information at music events. Original article