What is Youth Friendly Heath care?
We hear a lot about the mental health problems in Australian young people. However, as a group, teens present to primary care less than any other age group and the problems that they present with are often unrelated to their mental health. In this episode, GP Bianca Forrester asks Prof Lena Sanci (Academic Expert in Adolescent Primary care) about the barriers that teens face in accessing the health care services they need, and how we, as health professionals, can help them to overcome some of these barriers.
Link to podcast: https://player.whooshkaa.com/episode?id=466493
Lena describes the WHO framework on Adolescent Friendly Health care.
Head here for more information: https://www.who.int/maternal_child_adolescent/topics/adolescence/health_services/en/
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This Podcast was recorded at the PodHub on the 30th July, 2019
- Presented by: Bianca Forrester
- Produced by: Bianca Forrester
- Audio Engineering: Chris Hatzis
- Post-Production: Arch Cuthbertson
- Music: Space Cadet Lullabies
- Graphics: Gaal Creative
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Episode 1 - Youth Friendly Heath Care: How can the GP Help?
Episode 2-Anxiety in teens
Episode 3- Depression in Teens
Episode 4- The Age of Adolescence
Episode 5- Disruptive behaviour in teens
Episode 6- Understanding self-harm and suicidal behaviours
Episode 7 - Eating Disorders in teens
Episode 8 - Period Pain in teens