May 2011 spectra 86 - Early identification and early intervention

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Creating a level playing field for all children and adolescents

Early identification and early intervention in schools and municipalities. The majority of children and adolescents in Switzerland are healthy and cope well with the challenges facing them. But about 10 to 20% of all young people are at risk of developing difficulties of a health-related or social nature (e.g. addiction, violence, social marginalisation or emotional pressures). Municipalities and schools are well advised to consider their approach to such problems at an early stage so as to have the necessary structures and procedures in place before any actual cases become too serious for the pupils or schools to handle. more


At first hand

Editorial Ursula Koch und Roy Salveter. The foundations of adult health are laid in childhood and youth. The habits acquired and experience gained in these life phases influence not only the physical and psychosocial development of the individual but also his or her future health. more


The starting point for early identification and early intervention in young people is society

Publications. A new booklet produced in the French-speaking part of Switzerland presents a model for addressing early identification and early intervention in young people at risk. It contains recommendations and examples of good practice derived from a range of settings. more


Alcohol Dialogue Week: new range of activities up for discussion

Alcohol campaign. A nationwide dialogue week on the subject of alcohol is to take place from 21 to 29 May 2011. During this period, between 200 and 300 different activities will be staged in regions, cities, villages and neighbourhoods. more


If something itches or stings, go and see a doctor

LOVE LIFE campaign. The LOVE LIFE campaign went public in a new and different form in March 2011. Its focus is on sexually trans­mitted infections (STIs), which are now included in HIV prevention activities. “If something itches or stings, go and see a doctor.” This main message is communicated both clearly and humorously in TV spots, on posters and on web pages. more