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Young adults health

Young adults health
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Young adults' health

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Contraception options

There are many methods of contraception. Here's how to choose the right one for you, considering things like effectiveness, safety and convenience.

Drugs and young people

Drugs and alcohol

Learn more about alcohol and a range of drugs including marijuana, ice (crystal meth) and MDMA (ecstasy).

Glandular fever can be transmitted through kissing.

Glandular fever

Glandular fever (also called the ‘kissing disease’) is an infectious disease which is common in teenagers and young adults. Learn how glandular fever ...

Hangover cures

While there are no cures for a hangover, here are tips for avoiding one and for easing the symptoms if you have them.

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs)

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs)

Sex is part of a healthy relationship, but can carry risks. Learn about safe sex, STIs, spotting symptoms, and what to do if you get infected.

Withdrawing from friends and family is one warning sign for suicide.

Warning signs of suicide

This article covers the warning signs of suicide you should look out for and where to seek immediate help and support.

About addiction

This article describes the types, causes and signs of addiction, and where to get help.

It’s important to know how to avoid injuring yourself at work.

Boost your health at work

Learn about things you can do to reduce your risk of work-related ill-health, and to use your time at work to boost your health.

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Supporting young adults | Head to Health

Some of life's biggest changes take place between the ages of 18 and 25, and there are many things that can impact on a young adult’s mental health and wellbeing.

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Young adults with arthritis Arthritis Australia

Finding out you have arthritis when you are young can be confusing and frightening

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Supporting yourself - young adults | Head to Health

Between the ages of 18 and 25, we experience some big changes in our lives. As responsibilities increase, many things can impact on our mental health, so it's important to look after our wellbeing.

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Children and Young Adults | Vision Australia. Blindness and low vision services

The Vision Australia Library has a variety of resources and services for young people who are blind, have low vision or have a print disability.Membership to the library is free, and you can access books in braille and audio formats. As a Vision Australia library member you can access your reading materials from the i-access online library catalogue.Children and young adult audio booksWe have thousands of children and young adult titles across a range of genres.

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Antidepressants for the treatment of depression in adolescents and young adults

There is much debate among doctors about the benefits of antidepressants for young people.

Read more on beyondblue website

Children & young adults | Kidney Health Australia

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MindSpot Mood Mechanic Course to manage anxiety and depression - MindSpot Clinic

The MindSpot Mood Mechanic Course can help young adults better manage anxiety, stress, worry, depression and low mood.

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Meningococcal disease - Better Health Channel

Do not leave young adults alone if they suddenly develop a fever because they may become seriously ill very quickly.

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Brain Foundation | Behcets Disease

Behcets Disease Behcets Disease Read more at Virtual Medical Centre Description Behcet's disease is a rare, chronic, lifelong disease that affects mainly young adults, with men having more severe symptoms than women do

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Parenting and Child Health - Health Topics - Living with young people - parenting teenagers

Watching children grow into mature and independent young adults can have many rewards for parents

Read more on Women's and Children's Health Network website

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