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Campaign starts trend of safer celebrating

Posted on 7th Nov 2017

Youth Solutions & Campbelltown Catholic Club launch Party Safe. Home Safe. campaign A local campaign is starting the trend of safer celebrating, laying down the challenge for young people to lead by example this celebration season. Macarthur and Wingecarribee youth drug and alcohol prevention and health promotion charity Youth Solutions has teamed up with Campbelltown […]

Fire and Frost ball raises $40,000 for youth charity

Posted on 25th Jul 2017

Youth Solutions 2017 Annual Charity Event Guests may have been adorned in shades of fiery red and winter white at the Youth Solutions Fire and Frost Annual Charity Event on Saturday 22 July, but the community’s reception was far from frosty as attendees dug deep to raise an incredible $40,000 for the youth charity. The […]

McHappy Time gives youth charity 28,000 reasons to smile

Posted on 28th Jun 2017

McDonald’s in Macarthur 2017 McHappy Time raises $28,476 for Youth Solutions An incredible $28,476 has been raised to support the youth of Macarthur through the McDonald’s in Macarthur 2017 McHappy Time. The McDonald’s in Macarthur initiative raised the funds for local youth charity Youth Solutions through the sale of $2 tokens between 14 and 24 […]

Fire and Frost sweeps region for charity affair

Posted on 16th Jun 2017

Youth Solutions 2017 Annual Charity Event The dichotomy of fiery red and winter white will flavour a local event next month, aimed at raising funds for youth programs in the Macarthur and Wingecarribee region. Youth Solutions will host its Fire & Frost themed 2017 Annual Charity Event at The Cube, Campbelltown Catholic Club on Saturday […]

Community invited to make a difference for just $2

Posted on 6th Jun 2017

McDonald’s in Macarthur 2017 McHappy Time to raise funds for Youth Solutions A special event is coming to McDonald’s in Macarthur stores next week and community members are encouraged to get behind it and do their bit for the region’s young people. McDonald’s in Macarthur will launch its 2017 McHappy Time on Wednesday, 14 June. The […]

McDonald’s initiative to make difference in young lives

Posted on 17th May 2017

McDonald’s in Macarthur partners with Youth Solutions for 2017 McHappy Time McDonald’s in Macarthur is doing its bit to make a difference in the lives of young people, announcing local youth charity Youth Solutions as the beneficiary of its 2017 McHappy Time program. McDonald’s in Macarthur, which itself is one of the region’s largest employers […]

Why smoking is our priority

Posted on 27th Apr 2017

Written by: Eden Wheatley, Youth Solutions Program Coordinator Working in the Alcohol and Other Drugs [AOD] sector, I am regularly asked about current drug trends. The “Ice epidemic” is national news, and drug policy debates keep cannabis and heroin on our radars. But what about tobacco? Does anyone even smoke anymore? Around 6 million deaths […]

Youth volunteers up to challenge of supporting peers

Posted on 20th Mar 2017

Youth Solutions welcomes new volunteers for Youth Advisory Group Equipped with a passion for youth health and giving back to the community, 16 Macarthur region young people have signed up to make a difference in the lives of their peers as part of the Youth Solutions Youth Advisory Group (YAG). Youth Solutions welcomed its second […]

YS Comment: Why is drug and alcohol prevention important?

Posted on 20th Mar 2017

Written by: Miriam Deshayes, Youth Solutions Health Promotion Officer At Youth Solutions we have a passion for prevention. Why? Because we are aware that alcohol and other drug use does exist and that it is important we, as a community, do our best to prevent as much drug and alcohol related harm as we can. […]

YS Comment: Teen alcohol consumption in the home

Posted on 31st Jan 2017

Info sheds light on age old question for parents about teen alcohol consumption Written by: Karen Yuen, Youth Solutions Youth Development Coordinator During my time at Youth Solutions, I have regularly been asked by parents about whether it is better to introduce alcohol to their teenage child in the family home rather than for their […]

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