Peer support resolves self-harm, mental issues of Australian youths better than boot camps | International Business Times | Youth Insearch

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Thu, 17/09/2015 - 09:35

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Youth Insearch is featured in the International Business Times, as why it is a much better option then the "boot camps" trialed in QLD.

Stating that "... a total of 47 out of 74 young people who had gone through Queensland boot camps re-offended after their participation, correlating with the 63 percent of re-offenders in youth detention. In contrast, Youth Insearch says it has already helped over 29,000 young people in Australia to solve their issues. The Australian Institute of Family Studies said the programme has a success rate of 80 percent in helping young people return to their communities and with long lasting effects."

Click the link below to read the full article:

http://www.ibtimes.com.au/peer-support-resolves-self-harm-mental-issues-australian-youths-better-boot-camps-1467700