VCAL Health and Wellbeing

Making the world a better place for teenagers

group project

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.

3. Bullying

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.


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