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26 November 2021
Alcohol prevention reduces risky drinking and related harms in adulthood
Adolescents who received 'Climate Schools' or 'PreVenture' school-based preventative interventions report up to 96% reduced-odds of hazardous alcohol use, and up to 87% reduced the odds of experiencing alcohol-related harms, when compared to young people who received 'health education as usual', researchers from the Matilda Centre have found.
10 November 2021
Lifestyle risks for chronic disease among Australian adolescents: a cross-sectional survey
Researchers from the Matilda Centre analysed cross-sectional data from the Health4Life Study to examine the prevalence and socio-demographic correlates of the 'Big 6' major lifestyle risk factors for chronic disease among Australian adolescents.