Year: 2023 Source: Melbourne, AU: Prevention United. (2023). 21p. SIEC No: 20231815

Good mental health – or mental wellbeing – is an important asset in young people’s lives.

High levels of mental wellbeing are a driver of learning, creativity, productivity, good relationships, greater civic participation and physical wellbeing. High levels of mental wellbeing during the critical period of childhood, adolescence and young adulthood also underlies flourishing in later life. It allows young people to reach their full potential and has a positive impact on society.