Managing drug risks at youth music festivals

Education and harm minimisation strategies including pill testing should be considered as a means of reducing the most risky behaviour of illicit drug use at large youth festivals, a Flinders expert says.

Schoolies thirsty for support

Young people don’t give much thought to their health or safety before their end-of-school festivals, but are very willing to make use of available support, says nursing academic Alison Hutton.