Archive September 2019

PICH 18/19 Learning Seminar July 2019

Thanks Hannah Zhu for these notes from our final seminar of the academic year:   Red Thread – integrated care with youth workers, ED, police, social care We need to take a public health approach to youth violence! Youth workers going to emergency departments to work with young people aged 10-24 who are victims of violence. Youth Violence is: –          Prevalent: 300,000 ED admissions caused by violence every year –          Expensive –          Contagious –          Damaging –          Unequal: associated with poverty –          Treatable: evidence shows violence can…

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