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Most teenagers turn to parents and friends for help

Media release — November 2018

The vast majority of Australian adolescents seek help for their personal and emotional problems from their parents and friends rather than health professionals, according to new research by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.

Strong peer group helps keep bullies at bay

Media release — November 2018

Adolescents with a strong peer group and close friends are less likely to be victims of bullying, according to new research by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.

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