Policy and Research - Health and Mental Health

2017: YACWA’s Response to Strategy Regarding Range of Health Services for People Infected with, or Affected by, Viral Hepatitis in Western Australia

YACWA and Youth Educating Peers (YEP) combined to respond to the strategy regarding hepatitis in WA. Young people engage in behaviours that put them at risk of contracting the virus, thus making them relevant to the topic. YEP and YACWA discuss these issues on behalf of WA young people.

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2016: Building Resilience and Engagement for At-Risk Youth Through Sport and Culture

The Youth Affairs Council of Western Australia (YACWA) has partnered with the Aboriginal Health Council of Western Australia (AHCWA) in order to provide a broader insight and knowledge for this inquiry.

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2016: Inquiry into Aboriginal Youth Suicides

The Aboriginal Health Council of Western Australia and YACWA combine to discuss issues surrounding suicide amongst the young Aboriginal people of WA. This submission comes due to the growing risk of suicide in remote regions of the state. The vulnerability and necessary actions are discussed.

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