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Youth Health Issues

Youth Health Issues

In this course students will look at the issues which affect Australia’s youth. Factors such as drugs, sexuality and society, relationships and mental health will be considered. The social, economic and historical context of these topics will be taken into account, providing a rounded insight into the influences upon Australia’s youth. With an emphasis on the dimensions of health, you will also examine contemporary harm reduction strategies and promotions. The use of positive psychology and how this impacts choices in the young Australian community will be emphasised.

Unit Code: HEALT2003

Credit Points: 15