New research shows that, contrary to popular belief, young people are anxious about the impact of coronavirus on their own lives and on their communities.
A tendency to infantilise or demonise youth has led to a failure to acknowledge young people's potential.
Clear strategies for communication and planning can be helpful for both autistic and neurotypical children in a time of upheaval.
Active learning brings new knowledge to children and to their community.
Pre-recording videos, giving specific instructions and sharing your emotions with your students will lead to success in the online classroom.
We found that a lack of critical skills about the online environment matched up with lower levels of education and employment.
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Shifts in how alcohol is viewed by young people shows that excessive drinking doesn't have to be the default way of socialising.
An Indonesian Muslim youth prays during a mass prayer for peace at Istiqlal Mosque in Jakarta
Research on the everyday lives of Indonesian young people and their religious interactions may help shed light on why they are becoming more conservative.
Young people stand on the steps of the Alberta legislature during the climate strike in Edmonton in 2019. Youth are often seen as problems rather than as people who are creating solutions.
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Young people are often seen as lacking but research shows they're motivated by their concern for future generations.
A new report offers data on mental health in young people.
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It's a surprisingly common question. Here's what you need to know.
One symptom of problematic smartphone includes feeling anxious when the phone isn’t available.
'Problematic smartphone use' has similar features to a behavioural addiction – and may potentially lead to poorer mental health.
Just around 3% of teens have used MDMA (ecstasy) in the past year.
Few teens use MDMA and scare tactics, like those we've seen recently, are unlikely to reduce existing drug use further.
Young adults and people living in the inner city are among those most likely to be lonely, according to the ABC’s Australia Talks project.
Loneliness is a bigger cause of death than a poor diet, obesity, alcohol consumption, and lack of exercise, and it's on a par with heavy smoking. So let's get talking about it.
No drug is 100% safe.
A person's drug experience can be influenced by many different things, such as heat, access to water and dosage.
Music for pleasure, self-expression and emotional regulation.
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One in four New Zealanders are living with a disability. Non-disabled people think they know what disability "looks like", and often how to help. And that can be a problem.
From media coverage to story books, children are consistently represented as prophets or puppets in the midst of climate emergency. It's time for that to change.
Politicians routinely criticise young climate strikers as not making a difference. But the reality is quite different.
Conscripting young volunteers to combat climate change is not necessary. Australians aged 15-17 already have the highest rates of volunteering in the country.
Opposition protesters take to the streets in Moscow in August 2019.
A new survey looked at who young Russians trust.