The series should be praised for recognising that it’s not just white, middle-class girls who experience eating disorders.
Peer pressure, amusement and the desire for attention help explain why young people participate in risky social media challenges.
Social media has become a mainstay in everyday life, particularly among younger generations. And some are even willing to make trade-offs to stay online.
Living with your folks as an adult takes work.
New research points to feelings of failure, hopelessness, loneliness and sadness as some of the potential reasons Black young people are considering or carrying out suicide at unprecedented rates.
Young adults are among the groups most adversely affected by the housing crisis. Foreign-born young adults, in particular, are disproportionately more likely to live in unaffordable housing.
Christmas, along with other public holidays, is certainly a time when people can feel more lonely.
Younger cancer patients have unique challenges, and resources often target older patients. Social media brings younger cancer patients together to share information, emotional support and hope.
Aging out of the supportive world of pediatric care at a vulnerable time in life can pose risks to teens with chronic health conditions as they enter the resource-strapped adult care system.
Managing a chronic health condition can make the transition to post-secondary education more complex.
Academics and religious leaders address the role of faith and community in managing mental health issues in young people and society as a whole.
The advent of COVID vaccines has radically changed things for the better, but doesn’t mean we can fully return to our pre-pandemic lives.
People who say they don’t want children are often told they’ll change their mind. The authors of a new study found otherwise.
The less an ad explicitly tells us what to do, the more likely we are to engage with it. This is particularly true – and more detrimental – when we’re very young.
The federal government has announced the Pfizer vaccine will be available to all Australians from August 30. Though there may well be long waits.
It seems things have shifted slightly since earlier in the pandemic. A growing proportion of people hospitalised with the Delta strain are aged in their 30s or 40s.
As vaccine eligibility is expanded to adolescents and young adults, understanding who might be more likely to be vaccine hesitant, and why, can help inform public health strategies
Even when the economy is strong, these young adults face economic hardship.
Media depictions of youth during the pandemic are distorting the actual experiences, practices and attitudes of young adults during COVID-19, as well as the pandemic’s impact on them.
The pandemic is bringing up tough new questions as parents and grandparents develop advance care plans. Here’s how to start the conversation.