Resources for Young People
These publications and web sites have a wealth of information on health issues that affect young people.
Guide of Sanity and Survival for Young Parents (GOSSYP)
This book contains stories and information about pregnancy, birth and parenting written by, for and about young parents. It is for anyone interested in the lives of young parents and the resources and information available in South Australia to support them.
The book is also a valuable resource for parents, health workers, teachers, counsellors and grandparents.
You can download a free PDF version of this publication:
- GOSSYP Booklet (92 pages)
Other web sites
The following sites have a wealth of information on health issues that affect young people.
Health information sites
- e-Mental Health in practice
A guide to digital mental health resources.
Online mental health information for young people and their parents.
- Beyond Blue for young people
Stress, anxiety and depression advice for young people.
Free Australian health advice you can count on.
- Shine SA
Sexual health and relationship wellbeing for all.
Other health sites and agencies for young people
- Create Foundation
CREATE Foundation is the national consumer body representing the voices of children and young people with an out-of-home care experience.
- Kids Helpline
24 hour telephone counselling line – 1800 55 1800.
- Charter of Rights for Children and Young People in Care
Clearly outlines the rights of children and young people who are under the guardianship or in the custody of the Chief Executive of the Department for Child Protection.
- SA Youth Action Plan
Strong futures for all young South Australians.
- Service to Youth Council (SA)
Focuses on employment, training and youth services for people in need.
- TeensHealth (USA)
Medical information from the Nemours Foundation.
- The Foundation for Young Australians
Funding opportunities for young Australians and organisations.
- Australian Government youth programs
The Department of Education and Training works to encourage young people to participate in further education, training and work..