Investing in Youth Health Assets
The policies and practices to build the health and wellbeing of youth occur largely outside the health sector. Yet there is a prevailing mistaken belief in society that youth need to be given messages about appropriate health behaviours such as healthy eating practices and responsible drinking, and that, as a consequence, they will become healthier and less vulnerable to disease. This paper asserts that this is not the case.
KeywordsSedentary Behaviour Social Determinant Health Risk Behaviour School Connectedness Youth Health
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