Journal article

Non-participation in education, employment, and training among young people accessing youth mental health services: Demographic and clinical correlates

EM Holloway, D Rickwood, IC Rehm, D Meyer, S Griffiths, N Telford

Advances in Mental Health | Published : 2018


Objective: The aim of this study was to investigate participation in employment, education, or training among a national cohort of young people presenting to youth-specific mental health services across Australia, and identify the key demographic and clinical correlates of non-participation. Method: Clinician and self-reported demographic and clinical characteristics were ascertained for 57,644 young people aged 15–25 years presenting to a national youth-specific mental health service between 1 April 2013 and 31 March 2015, including level of participation in education, employment, or training in four categories (not participating, not in the labour force, partial participation, and full par..

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