Growing up to a young adult can be exciting, but can also be tough for a lot of teenagers. Find out what to expect during puberty, and learn about health issues including acne, eating disorders, glandular fever and more.
Health information in relation to a number of different life stages and life events, such as babies and toddlers, children, teenagers, young adults, pregnancy, women's health, men's health, seniors and end-of-life issues.
Depression in teenagers
One in five children and adolescents is affected by mental health problems and disorders. Find out about depression and young people.
CT scans and radiation exposure in children and young people
Information on CT scans and radiation exposure in children and young people.
If you or someone you know is thinking about suicide, it’s important not to ignore the warning signs. There are things you can do to keep safe. Learn more here.
Social workers provide counselling, information and referral to other services in crisis situations. Here's what to do if you need a social worker.
Diagnosis of psychosis
The first step in diagnosing psychosis is to see a doctor or mental health team at a hospital. Psychosis is treatable, so it’s important to seek help.
Puberty happens gradually and marks the start of the body developing from a child into an adult. Girls turning into women and boys turning into men. Many changes happen during this time.
Mental health resources for young adults
Many young adults struggle with mental health issues - about their home life, work, study, money or relationships. Learn how to improve your mental health here.
Teenage mental health
Teenagers and adolescents can suffer from mental health issues as they experience new relationships, school or study or starting a new job.