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If you are in a public place or on a vehicle used for public transport like a bus or train and police reasonably suspect you are or are about to commit an act that is against the law or breaches the peace, they can order...

Introduction: Young Writers Space It is great to introduce Haydn to readers. Haydn is a young person, who is an aspiring writer, and we are privileged to have him writing and sharing some of his experiences for other young people. Haydn has studied commerce at UWA, majoring in...

A recent article in the ABC was on the practice of editing pictures of ourselves before posting on social media[1].  The rise of body editing apps makes this infinitely easier and when combined with photo filters, the result is …. well, a photo of me...

What is drink spiking?Drink spiking is when a person deliberately adds alcohol or another drug to someone else’s drink without them knowing. It can include putting alcohol into a non-alcohol drink, adding extra alcohol to a drink, or adding prescription or illegal drugs into an alcoholic or...

Like many things in life, the information on the consumption of alcohol amongst young people under the age of 18 is a mix of positive and concerning news. The positive is that the average age at which young people (14 – 24 years) first try alcohol...

International studies estimate that 62- 68% of young people will have been exposed to at least 1 traumatic event by the time they are 17[1]. Traumatic experiences range from single events that involve exposure to actual or threatened death or serious injury such as car accidents...

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