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Wests Group Macarthur supports community youth education program

Posted on 14th Jan 2020

Club gives grant to Youth Solutions’ education program that aims to reduce drug & alcohol harm among young people One of the Macarthur region’s largest clubs has committed $5000 to support Youth Solutions’ DAIR (Drug and Alcohol Information and Resilience Skills) program. Wests Group Macarthur, which has 70,000 members and more than 330 staff, prides […]

Hillross Macarthur becomes a Youth Solutions’ Denim Sponsor

Posted on 14th Jan 2020

Financial planner supports events that raise funds to provide programs to reduce drug and alcohol related harm among young people Hillross Macarthur has again stepped up to the plate and pledged to support Youth Solutions throughout 2020. The Gregory Hills-based financial planning company is a long-time supporter of the drug and alcohol prevention, education and […]

BLOG Post – Research & Design Coordinator

Posted on 28th Nov 2019

Youth Solutions research and design co-ordinator Emily Deans uses the phrase “formative evaluation” a lot. “My role is everything research and everything evaluation, but it’s less about statistics and numbers and more about voices, experiences and attitudes,” she says. Emily joined the health promotion and youth drug and alcohol prevention charity last year and immediately […]

Challenging Stigma and Discrimination

Posted on 20th Nov 2019

South Western Sydney Drug and Alcohol Professional Development & Partnership Celebration 2019 Society is a complex network of cultures, beliefs and ways of doing things: some ingrained and others more recent, some established and others still finding their way. That complexity was laid bare and discussed at the South Western Sydney Drug & Alcohol Steering […]

Youth Solutions’ receives support from Ingleburn RSL

Posted on 18th Nov 2019

Youth Solutions thanks Ingleburn RSL for $10,000 support of their Youth Advisory Group Youth Solutions has welcomed Ingleburn RSL into its supporters’ family. The club has consolidated its relationship with Youth Solutions with a significant $10,000 investment that will go towards the Youth Advisory Group (YAG) Project. Youth Solutions CEO Geraldine Dean said Ingleburn RSL’s […]

Youth Solutions launch #MatesKeepItSafe campaign

Posted on 11th Nov 2019

Looking out for one another and celebrating safely Youth Solutions and Campbelltown Catholic Club join forces to keep young people safe The festive season is traditionally a time when young Australians get together for some down time – marking the end of a busy year and relaxing before they start the next. It’s also a […]

Charity’s Land of Make Believe creates magical result for local youth

Posted on 7th Aug 2019

Youth Solutions 2019 Annual Charity Event raises over $53,000 Youth Solutions’ Land of Make Believe Annual Charity Event has garnered a magical result, raising over $53,000 to support its youth health, wellbeing and drug and alcohol prevention programs. The Macarthur and Wingecarribee charity hosted its Annual Charity Event at The Cube, Campbelltown Catholic Club, on […]

Charity’s Land of Make Believe helps youth wellbeing become a reality

Posted on 9th Jul 2019

The theme may be The Land of Make Believe, but Youth Solutions’ 2019 Annual Charity Event will play a very real role in helping to make a difference in the lives of young people. The Macarthur and Wingecarribee youth drug and alcohol prevention and health promotion charity is bringing a touch of magic to The […]

The story of Jack

Posted on 18th Jun 2019

Help Youth Solutions to support young people like Jack. Jack* was 12 years old when he went to a sleepover at his friend’s place. At this sleepover, he drank alcohol, because his friends did. He wanted to fit in. When Jack was 14 he tried ice (crystal methamphetamine) for the first time. Experimentation was natural […]

Youth-led campaign addresses tobacco smoking

Posted on 18th Apr 2019

Youth Solutions Youth Advisory Group relaunches #whyichoose campaign Within 20 minutes of giving up tobacco smoking, your heart rate decreases; within five years your risk of a stroke has significantly reduced; in 10 years the risk of lung cancer is halved; and in 15 years your risk of heart disease is the same as a […]

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