Topic: Young People

Your Voice Your Health Camden Series: Sexual Health Report April 2024

Sexual health is a significant aspect of a young person’s overall health and well-being. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines sexual health as “a state of physical, emotional, mental, and social-well-being in relation to sexuality; it is not merely the absence of disease, dysfunction, or infirmity”. Adolescence (ages 10-19 years) is a time of change […]

Your Voice Your Health Camden Series: Vaping Report April 2024

In Camden, a 2021 survey reported 8% of year 8 and 10 pupils were occasionally or regularly vaping. This report looks at current perceptions about vaping among young people aged 13-19 years old. Vaping, the act of inhaling vapour produced by electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), has vastly risen in popularity among young people in the UK. […]

Your Voice Your Health Camden Series: Mental Health Report April 2024

Mental health and well-being of young people in England is in steep decline leading to unprecedented demand for mental health support. Rates of probable mental health disorders in children and young people (8-25 years old) jumped from one in nine in 2017, to one in five in 2023. Analysis of local and national data in […]