Fewer young people are drinking these days – but the pressure during freshers’ week can be intense.
Consumerism is entering the playground and placing further pressure on already stretched parents.
The arts can help schools to really tackle the mental health crisis.
A cybersecurity expert offers tips to keep high schoolers safe on mobile devices, computers, games and social media.
Dangerous, vulnerable or just plain stupid – these are some of the stereotypes which young people face when they come in contact with the law.
Psychology researchers found that daily acts of kindness were linked to increases in positive mood – especially for teens who felt depressed.
New research shows the effect of bullying on disabled teenagers and suggests what schools can do to help.
Although fewer Australian teens planned on going to university or TAFE than 15 years ago, figures were still higher than the OECD average.
The My Health Record brings a unique set of confidentiality concerns for young people under 18. These need to be better addressed to ensure teens don't forego important health care.
Sex education lessons will soon cover sexting, consent, body image and different types of contraception.
School is out and screens make tempting babysitters. Follow these recommendations to allow your child some screen time without compromising their health and development.
Teenagers often don't understand what emotional abuse is – and shows such as Love Island can make it seem normal.
When and how teenage girls can consent to contraceptive implants.
When it comes to neuroscience, there's no such thing as an 'average' teenager.
One in 20 young people are both cyberbully and victim.
We asked teenagers what they need to get, and stay, active.
Teenage girls using social media for more than an hour a day face risks to their well-being as they grow up.
Because teenage boys and girls behave differently online, girls are more at risk for cyberbullying, and intervention needs to take this into account.
According to a photojournalism expert, there can be a relationship between exposure to grisly images and activism. But there are also ethical considerations to be made.
The law around 'sexting' needs to be overhauled as the way young people communicate changes and evolves.