Spotlight on wellbeing
Bright Futures: Young people in rural and regional Victoria
These are the findings from conversations with young people living in rural and regional areas in Victoria to understand their views on the five megatrends that are predicted to impact the health and wellbeing of young Victorians over the next 20 years.
Young regional Victorians face challenges to mental wellbeing
A new report from VicHealth, CSIRO’s Data61 and the National Centre for Farmer Health (NCFH) has revealed the toll a lack of access to opportunities and services is having on young regional Victorians’ mental wellbeing.
Changemaker event summary
How can we use digital technologies to help young people flourish?
On Thursday 27th October 2014 a group of changemakers spanning digital innovation, youth services, physical activity, education and mental health promotion, came together to discuss the opportunities that digital technologies offer us for increasing young people's resilience.
Youth wellbeing survey
Landmark survey reveals one in four young Victorians experience low levels of wellbeing and may be ‘at-risk’ of depression
Although the majority of young people experience normal levels of wellbeing, many young Victorians are lonely and struggling to cope with daily life, according to new VicHealth research.