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YS’ Sam shares top tips for supporting someone in need

Posted on 12th Feb 2020

Sam Young joined Youth Solutions in January 2018 as the Health Promotion Coordinator, bringing to the charity and the role a broad wealth of experience and knowledge. “My degree is in medical and health science,” Sam says, “and I have worked in youth health promotion for five years.” Sam’s role is central to the key […]

Youth Advisory Group (YAG) needs volunteers who want to make a difference

Posted on 11th Feb 2020

Youth Solutions calls on local youth to help identify and address issues facing young people in the Macarthur and Wingecarribee areas Youth Solutions’ Youth Advisory Group (YAG) is the starting point for all of the charity’s community work and health promotion programs and the youth service is reaching out for the next intake of volunteers. […]

Supagas throws its support behind region’s youth

Posted on 10th Feb 2020

Gas supplies company makes commitment to youth by supporting Youth Solutions   Local gas supplies company Supagas has forged a new partnership with Youth Solutions, contributing funds to support the youth charity’s drug and alcohol prevention, health education programs. The Ingleburn-based business jumped on board to support the region’s young people, pledging funds for take-away […]

Viva Energy Australia supports Youth Solutions DAIR program

Posted on 5th Feb 2020

Energy company helps keep Youth Solutions’ education program in motion with generous grant One of Australia’s largest energy companies has thrown its support behind Youth Solutions DAIR (Drug and Alcohol Information and Resilience Skills) program. Youth Solutions, which works to empower young people to be healthy and safe, successfully applied for a Viva Energy Role […]

The Mac supports Youth Solutions’ community youth projects

Posted on 3rd Feb 2020

Credit union gives funds to support delivery of programs that reduce drug and alcohol related harm among young people The Mac has generously gifted $5000 to Youth Solutions to assist it in delivering its youth programs in the Macarthur and Wingecarribee regions. The credit union, which has branches in Camden, Narellan, Picton and Tahmoor, prides […]

Camden youth wanted: Your opinions on drugs and alcohol are important to us

Posted on 28th Jan 2020

  Youth Solutions calls on young people to have their say on alcohol and drugs as part of a research project Young people from the Camden local government area are being encouraged to get involved in a research project on drug and alcohol issues. Camden Council is funding the Youth Solutions research project, which has […]

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 […]

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