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“Community is first of all a quality of the heart. It grows from the spiritual knowledge that we are alive not for ourselves but for one another.”

Henri Nouwen

Is peer support effective?

Studies on the use of peers in the mental health field have demonstrated that peer staff have an ability to reach people who have been otherwise seen as difficult to engage. In research conducted by PRCH, peer interventions have been…

Global Early Adolescent Study

How do adolescents think men and women should behave in society? How do gender norms evolve during adolescence and what are the main influencing factors? How do gender norms influence health during adolescents? Download PDF

The long-term effects of child sexual abuse

A paper reviewing recent Australian and international research on the long-term effects of child sexual abuse. It aims to assist practitioners and policy-makers who work with survivors of sexual abuse and their families to understand the significant findings from this…