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This is the most authoritative and up-to-date collection of information about a range of issues affecting young people today, including drugs and alcohol, bullying, mental health and eating disorders.
The world is getting harder for young people, and for the people who care about them: parents, teachers, school counsellors and concerned relatives. Generation Next is an organisation that gathers experts in several fields to provide information for professionals - now that expertise is gathered in this volume for everyone else. Each chapter contains easily accessible information, along with more detail and resources for those who wish to find out more.
In this comprehensive volume there will be the latest information on many topics, including:
Helping young people get help for mental health problems
Child sexual abuse
Alcohol and Drugs and how to communicate with young people about them
Teens, Parties and Alcohol: A practical guide to keeping them safe
Resilience and Positive Psychology
Understanding the Teenage Brain
Online Time Management
Dr Ramesh Manocha is an Australian GP and researcher based at the Discipline of Psychiatry, Sydney Medical School, Sydney University, where he coordinates the Meditation Research Programme. For the past 15 years he has conducted clinical trials and scientific investigations into the practical applications of meditation. As a result he is now recognised as a leading authority in this field. Recently, Dr Manocha founded Generation Next a national education programme aimed at educating professionals and parents about the mental health crisis facing our young people and how it to deal with it. He is also recognised as a leading developer of professional education resources in the field of women's and children's health, mental health and adolescent medicine. For more information visit: http://www.beyondthemind.com