In 2016 Caring for Our Port Stephens Youth, known as COPSY initiated a research study by the Centre of Rural and Remote Mental Health at Newcastle University to build a clearer understanding of the mental health needs and experience of young people in Port Stephens.
The study clearly shows how big the problem is for young people in Port Stephens. These are the key findings from this research:
COPSY decided to create Jupiter to tackle the main challenges faced by our young people when dealing with mental health issues:
You can download the Mental Health of Port Stephens Youth Needs Analysis Research Study using the link below:
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