Risk and young people

Severe allergic reactions can kill Get daily updates directly to your inbox Subscribe Thank you for subscribingSee our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again laterInvalid Email Young people with food allergies in Northern Ireland are risking their lives because they are too embarrassed to tell food outlets about their condition. The Easy to Ask campaign follows several allergy-related deaths among young people as data shows children and young adults are disproportionately more prone to die from an allergic reaction than adults. It specifically encourages year-olds to ask about allergies when eating out.

Risk and young people

Messenger The latest police crime figures show that stabbing deaths among young people are at their highest level for eight years.

Risk and young people

Government-led responses to gun and knife violence over the past ten years have focused on law enforcement and gang policing. But inthe Home Affairs Select Committee reported that that the Home Office had failed to properly evaluate the effectiveness or value for money of the project. Later initiatives appeared to pull funding from the programme, while placing more emphasis on law enforcement and drug offences, and even less on measures for early intervention and prevention.

Life on the road The government has made the fatal error of assuming that all violence and crime among young people in cities is caused by gangs. But the evidence for the existence and problem of violent street gangs in Britain is extremely thinand much of the data that does exist is distorted, London-centricand contrived from unverified police intelligence sources and the opinions of a small group of justice professionals and senior police officers.

The young people I spoke to believed the causes of youth violence included bad parenting, lack of youth centres, poverty, the media and status. Peer pressure was discussed a lot: Young men in particular had to be vigilant against the constant threat of violence and robbery.

Defining risk

Youth services, social care, early intervention, and housing services have been particularly affected. The policy of austerity has had an especially large impact on those young people most affected by knife and gun violence. They no longer have access to the Educational Maintenance Allowance, Connexions Careers Service or housing benefits, and youth support services have been decimated.

Those fortunate enough to get into university have seen tuition fees tripled, while maintenance grants for students from poorer backgrounds have been scrapped. The teenage years are associated with risky and problematic behaviours for everyone. But these behaviours are aggravated by poverty, inequality, school exclusions, mental illness and chaotic family circumstances.

Rather than thinking of violence among young people solely as a crime problem, it should be considered a health risk, alongside drug use, smoking, drinking and unprotected sex. Then it becomes clear:The latest police crime figures show that stabbing deaths among young people are at their highest level for eight years.

Across England and Wales, there has been a 26% increase in knife crime. CU – Develop Health and Safety and risk Management Policies, Procedures and Practices in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People Settings. The basis of the British Health and Safety Law is The Health and Safety at Work Act Sunscreen reduces melanoma risk by 40 per cent in young people Date: July 19, Source: University of Sydney Summary: A world-first study has found that Australians aged years who were.

Know the Risks: E-cigarettes & Young People | U.S. Surgeon General’s Report

Assessment task- CYP Core Support children and young people’s health and safety Providing a safe environment for children and young people requires knowledge of understanding of hazards and an ability to assess and manage risk. E-Safety is an area of growing importance and you need to be informed of the issues involved in children and young people using technology.

An explanation of the risks and possible consequences for children and young people of being online and using a mobile phone. Risk assessment for children and young people Research has also indicated a raised incidence of child sexual abuse in households where the woman is subject to violence.

Coping with abuse can adversely affect a woman's ability to meet her children's emotional needs and can potentially put children at risk .

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