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  • children
  • At that point, it is helpful to consult with mental health and medical professionals familiar with gender issues in children to decide how to best address these concerns. (rochester.edu)
  • Child
  • Key health services for young people: Adolescent medicine Child protection Drug and Alcohol services and Youth Drug courts General practitioners Justice Health Mental Health services Psychology School health services Sexual health services Social work Transition care Youth health nursing Youth health services Youth work and youth development services ^Youth Attitudes Web based supports such as Reach Out! (wikipedia.org)
  • risk
  • Young people often engage in health risk behaviours that reflect the processes of adolescent development: experimentation and exploration, including using drugs and alcohol, sexual behaviour, and other risk taking that affect their physical and mental health (AIHW, 2007). (wikipedia.org)
  • young
  • The term adolescent and young people are often used interchangeably, as are the terms Adolescent Health and Youth Health. (wikipedia.org)
  • Youth health services ('one-stop-shops' for young people) are specialist services providing multi-disciplinary, primary health care to young people. (wikipedia.org)
  • Youth health services provide a range of entry-points and non-threatening services (such as creative arts, basic services such as showers and laundries, a drop in service, sports and recreational facilities), which encourage young people to connect with the service on their own terms. (wikipedia.org)
  • Factors Influencing Health and Wellbeing according to the Australian National Youth Information Framework (AIHW, 2007) include: Environmental factors Socio-economic factors Community capacity Health behaviours Person related factors Collaborative approaches Evidence-based practice Harm reduction Health promotion Social justice Youth development Youth empowerment Youth participation Youth rights Youth voice Studies have identified major barriers to young peoples' access to appropriate health care are (Booth et al. (wikipedia.org)
  • Overcoming young peoples barriers to accessing health care Principles for overcoming the barriers to young peoples' access to appropriate health care (Kang et al. (wikipedia.org)
  • Evaluation Youth health polices also recognise the need active participation with young people so that services are appropriate and have an understanding of their needs (NSW Dept of Health, 2010). (wikipedia.org)
  • care
  • Youth Health includes adolescent medicine as a speciality, along with other primary and tertiary care services. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is preferable that an existing primary care provider or mental health provider refer the individual to us, but we will, in certain circumstances, accept self-referrals. (rochester.edu)
  • parents
  • Parents and pediatric health professionals may wish to discuss these issues further when what they believed to be a "phase" does not pass. (rochester.edu)