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Languages and Multicultural Education Resource Centre


Migrant and refugee youth


Government

The Languages and Multicultural Education Resource Centre (LMERC) is a specialist resource centre for schools in Victoria. They provide information for teachers, educators and pre-service teachers on the resources and facilities offered by the centre. 

Website: www.education.vic.gov.au/studentlearning/programs/lmerc/default.htm 

 

Lead On


Mentoring


Service delivery

Lead On is a community organisation aimed at strengthening relationships between youth and businesses. They have programs in 10 communities across Australia.

Website: www.leadon.com.au

 

Life is for everyone


Mental health


Service delivery

The National Suicide Prevention Strategy is guided by the Living Is For Everyone (LIFE) Framework which sets out the national priorities for suicide and self-harm prevention. LIFE is dedicated to providing the best available evidence and resources to guide activities aimed at reducing the rate at which people take their lives in Australia. 

Website: www.livingisforeveryone.com.au 

 

Lifeline


Suicide


Service delivery

Lifeline provides access to crisis support, suicide prevention and mental health support services.

Website: www.lifeline.org.au

 

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T V W Y [Other]

 

beyond blue chairman Jeff Kennett says young people biased against indigenous Australians

Results from a survey on people's attitudes towards discrimination has been published by beyond blue. The findings show that a significant number of young people hold negative perceptions of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Original article

31 Jul 2014

Kids these days aren't what they used to be — they're a lot better. So why the fuss?

Commentary from the The Independent (UK) stresses that reports on young people need to be kept in perspective, as youth crime and teen pregnancy are both down, as well as smoking and drinking. Original article

31 Jul 2014

Teen insomnia linked to depression

Researchers from the University of Adelaide in Australia found that the presence of insomnia was independently linked with depression, generalized anxiety disorder and panic disorder among teens. Original article

31 Jul 2014

Does financial stress impact on young people in tertiary study?

This paper from the National Centre for Vocational Education Research uses data from the Longitudinal Survey of Australian Youth to explore whether individual circumstances may influence this relationship; for example, whether the combination of work and study or living status (living independently compared with living with parents) contributes to financial stress. Original article

31 Jul 2014

Gay and bisexual youth are nearly 4 times more likely to attempt suicide

The study was the first of its kind to use US survey data to break down the link between race and the mental health of LGB (which it calls "sexual minority") youth ages 13 to 18. Original article

31 Jul 2014

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