Making the world a better place for teenagers
As a group you are to research one of the following topics to educate young people on how to keep safe and make the world a better place.
1. Road Safety Statistics
TAC Road Safety Statistics on road trauma and deaths.
TAC young driver statistics Young driver education programs.
Young Driver Fact Base Statistics and information on issues for young driver.s
Progressive - teen driving Information inluding mobile phone safety, road rage and more.
AIFS Publications Facts on driving behaviour, risky driving,substanc abuse etc.
2. Body Image
Teens Health Information on body image and self esteem, including links.
Healthy and unhealthy body image Information on healthy and unhealthy body image perception.
Kidzworld - dying to be thin Basic information on anorexia nervosa, including links.
Centre of young women's health eating disorders General information on eating disorders and body image.
Youth Beyond Blue - Bullying Look at the PDF facts sheet on this page too.
Bullying Blocking This site shows the types of bullying, including school and workplace bullying.
CBC News Teens share bullying tales in video booth.
Stop Bullying Information includes preventing and responding to bullying.
4. Teenage Depression and anxiety
Beyond Blue fact sheets Detailed information including signs, symptoms and support.
Headspace - depression General information including treatment.
Teen Health - Anxiety disorders Information and links on anxiety.
Sane : Aust. - Information on mental health, including depression and anxiety.
5. Skin Cancer
The Cancer Council - Details including types, symptoms ans screening, with links.
6. Alcohol and binge drinking
Drinkwise - Teen attitudes to alcohol intoxication Information on all types of drinking behaviour.
Reach out -all about alcohol addiction Information and links on alcohol addicton.
Teens health - binge drinking Basic information and links to similar topics.
Better Health Channel - alcohol and teenagers Information on alcohol and teenagers.
Binge drinking death Article on a teenage binge drinking death.