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28/01/2020
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We have a huge opportunity to change some of the stats re. youth mental health and suicide

The Y has an enormous footprint across Australia, and daily interactions with thousands of young people. Our frontline staff see, hear and deal with young people on a daily basis in before and after school hour care programs, gyms, pools, sports activities, youth services and schools. Our people are ideally placed to have life-saving and changing interactions with young people in their communities.

22/01/2020
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YMCA's priorities in Australian Bushfires

Safety and offering safe spaces has been the focus of the Y during this bushfire emergency response period - with Y sites in bushfire affected areas across Vic, NSW, ACT and SA. The wellbeing of staff and communities by evacuation and temporarily closing centres in danger has been our absolute priority. We have also been able to offer safe spaces and accommodation for people around our fire-affected communities, utilising a number of our sites as emergency centres.

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