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Info for youth


What is child abuse? What are the different forms of child abuse? Who abuses children and why? Is it my fault? What can I do? What will happen if I tell?

Alcohol and Substance Abuse

What to do

Alternative Care

What is alternative care?


What is anxiety? What are panic attacks? Tips for managing anxiety and panic.

Arguments and Conflict

How a family deals with conflict


What is bullying? How do you know it’s bullying? What are the different types of bullying? What do you do if you are being bullied? What if you are bullying other children?


What is depression? What are the signs and symptoms of depression? What causes depression? How depression can affects you. Treating depression. Resources.


What does disability mean?

Discrimination & Stigma

What does discrimination mean? What is stigma? What can be done about discrimination and stigma? Resources

Divorce and Separation

Some tips for when your parents are splitting up

Domestic Violence

Domestic violence can happen in any family

Eating Problems

What are eating problems? What is Anorexia? What is Bulemia? What is Binge-eating? Tips for managing eating disorders.


Friends are way more than just peers

Gangsterism / Violence

What is Gangsterism and violence? How you will be recruited. Finding healthy alternatives – what could you do instead?

Life Changes

About life changes

Peer Pressure

What is peer pressure?

Poverty & Homelessness

What is poverty? How can you help? Places you can get help


What is a relationship? Family relationships. The relationship you have with yourself. Friends vs. Peers Romantic relationships. The relationship you have with your community.

School Attendance

What is School refusal? Child truanting at school? Lack of money for fees? Know your rights!

Self discipline

Self Discipline is the ability to…

Self Harm

What is self-harm? Types of self-harming behaviour ; Getting help

Sexually Transmitted Infections

STIs (sexually transmitted Infections) are infections (sicknesses) caused by germs (viruses, bacteria, and funguses) that move from person to person

Social Media Friends and Online Safety

Stay safe online.


All about step-families


Suicide is when a person causes their own death.


What is trauma? What happens when someone is traumatised? How can you get help?

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