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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 alcohol

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

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 (STI)

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.

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.

What is 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.

Workplace health

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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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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Alcohol and Allergy - Young Adults

Alcohol and Allergy Top Tips For Alcohol and Allergy When drinking, always take your EpiPens® with you

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Dealing with Anxiety - Young Adults

Dealing with Anxiety Top Tips For Dealing With Your Anxiety It’s normal to feel anxious

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Incontinence in teenagers and young adults | Continence Foundation of Australia

Incontinence in teenagers and young adults. The Continence Foundation’s adolescent support pages provides information and advice around building confidence.

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Using Your EpiPen® - Young Adults

Using Your EpiPen® Top Tips For Using Your Epipen Practice using your EpiPen trainer device regularly

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Children, teens, and young adult cancers | Cancer Council

It is a very challenging and difficult time when a child is diagnosed with cancer. Access our resources to help you cope in this time

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Study at University with a Food Allergy - Young Adults

Study at University with a Food Allergy Top Tips For University Make a friend in each of your classes, and tell them about your allergy and where to find your EpiPens® in case of an emergency

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Talking to Friends About Food Allergy - Young Adults

Talking to Friends About Food Allergy Top Tips For Dealing With Your Friends Tell your friends where you keep your EpiPens® and ASCIA Action Plan

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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 books We have thousands of children and young adult titles across a range of genres.

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Screening tests for young adults - Lab Tests Online AU

Throughout adolescence, the emphasis is on immunisations and counselling to prevent illness, injury, and early death. Attention is given to accident and injury prevention as well as health risks from sexual activity and high-risk pursuits such as smoking and substance abuse. Cervical screening is offered from the age of 18 to those young women who are sexually active, or from one or two years after first having sexual intercourse.

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