The Association for Young People’s Health works to understand and meet the particular health and wellbeing needs of 10-25 year olds.
We want all young people to have the best possible health and equal access to high quality youth friendly services.
Key Data on Young People
18-24 year olds are current smokers
15 year olds say they have never drunk alcohol
15 year olds have decay in permanent teeth
secondary school pupils have SEN support
young people transition from CAMHS to AMHS
In 2023 Andrew took part in our engagement project ‘Understanding the experiences of young people with type 1 diabetes from communities that experience marginalisation’. As someone living with Type 1 diabetes and a neurodiverse condition we are delighted to share his...
Understanding the experiences of young people with type 1 diabetes from communities that experience marginalisation
Type 1 diabetes is often diagnosed in late childhood or adolescence. The challenges of managing a new life-time health condition can be particularly acute for young people in communities more likely to face marginalisation. Findings from our scoping review of relevant...
Understanding the experiences of young people with epilepsy from communities that experience marginalisation
Epilepsy is one of the most common significant long-term neurological conditions of childhood and one of the five clinical areas of focus in the NHS England ‘Core20PLUS5’ approach to reducing health inequalities for children and young people. Yet findings from our...
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