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  1. Teenagers and sleep

    09 Dec 2018

    Sleep research suggests that teenagers need between eight and 10 hours of sleep every night...

  2. Partying safely and sex

    05 Dec 2018

    Partying is fun but being out of it on alcohol or drugs can put you at risk of unwanted or unsafe sex...

  3. Partying safely – tips for teenagers

    03 Dec 2018

    Don't advertise a party via SMS or the internet to limit the risk of gate-crashers and violent situations...

  4. Alcohol and teenagers

    29 Nov 2018

    Alcohol is responsible for most drug-related deaths in the teenage population...

  5. Partying safely - schoolies week

    28 Nov 2018

    Partying at schoolies week can be fun, but you need to be aware of the risks, which can include accidents, robbery, violence and sexual assault...

  6. Puberty

    27 Nov 2018

    Adjusting to the many changes that happen around puberty can be difficult for both parents and young people...

  7. Trauma and teenagers - common reactions

    Trauma and teenagers - common reactions

    A teenager may be deeply upset by a traumatic event, but not share their feelings with their parents...

  8. Trauma and teenagers - tips for parents

    15 Nov 2018

    Teenagers may turn to friends rather than parents for support in times of trauma and distress...

  9. Immunisation – deciding which vaccines you need

    08 Nov 2018

    Everyone's immunisation needs are different and are influence by your health, lifestyle, age and occupation...

  10. Talking to kids about drugs

    30 Oct 2018 Talking to kids about drugs

    All children are eventually exposed to drugs ‒ prescription medication, alcohol and tobacco, and sometimes illegal drugs too ‒ or to messages about drugs...