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

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18-24 year olds are current smokers

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15 year olds say they have never drunk alcohol

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15 year olds have decay in permanent teeth

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secondary school pupils have SEN support

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young people transition from CAMHS to AMHS

Recent articles

Improving measurement of adolescent health

Improving measurement of adolescent health

The launch of the World Health Organisation’s new Global Action for Measurement of Adolescent health (GAMA) indicatorsIn May 2024 a set of indicators to improve adolescent health measurement globally was launched.  Ann Hagell AYPH Associate and former Research Lead...

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Engaging young people in NHS service delivery and development

Engaging young people in NHS service delivery and development

Everyone is agreed that young people need to be involved at all levels of our healthcare system, from shaping the care they are receiving at the front line right up to co-designing and inputting to strategic change.However, our understanding of what is actually...

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Baroness Doreen Massey, AYPH Patron

Baroness Doreen Massey, AYPH Patron

We were incredibly sad to hear of the death of our Patron Doreen Massey last week.  She is a profound loss to our organisation and to the young people’s health field.  We wanted to share some reflections from staff, patrons and trustees on the importance of her work...

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