TOO MANY YOUNG AUSTRALIANS ARE LIVING DIMINISHED LIVES
LIFECHANGER ADDRESSES THE CHALLENGES YOUTH FACE EVERYDAY
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YOUTH SUICIDE is the number 1 killer of young Australians
Up to 75% of MENTAL ILLNESS emerges before 25 years of age
1 in 6 kids has been diagnosed with an ANXIETY DISORDER (7-15 yrs)
1 teenager in every classroom has a GAMBLING ADDICTION
50% increase in hospital admissions because of children SELF-HARMING between 2010 and 2015.
1 in 5 kids have deliberately SNIFFED INHALANT (12-17 yrs)
38% of adolescents CONSUME ALCOHOL weekly (14+ yrs)
1 in 4 young Australians LEAVE THE EDUCATION SYSTEM prematurely
50% of teenagers experience CYBER BULLYING
1 in 4 kids are OVERWEIGHT & OBESE (5-17 yrs)
36,000 CRIMINAL OFFENCES by young Australians in Melbourne in the last 12 months (10-17 yrs)
Australian youth feel like they are not good enough!