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McCreary produces at least two newsletters a year. The newsletters highlight current projects and list upcoming and recent publications. These newsletters are sent electronically, but are also available here in pdf for those interested in looking at back issues.

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Annual Reports

Every year McCreary publishes an Annual Report, looking back at the projects and publications of the previous year. These reports are released at the Annual General Meetings, but are available for full download here.

McCreary's last AGM took place on Tuesday, November 21, 2017.

Media releases

Media releases are available to download here. Any member of the media wishing to discuss youth health or requesting a comment on McCreary data should contact Annie Smith at or call 604-291-1996 ext 225.

UBC Media Release: LGB Sports Participation - (February, 2017)

Unspoken Thoughts and Hidden Facts: A snapshot of BC youths' mental health - (February, 2016)

Untangling the web: online safety and sexting among BC youth - (January, 2016)

How Many Is Too Many for BC Youth? Alcohol use and associated harms - (November, 2015)

Our communities, our youth: The health of homeless and street-involved youth in BC - (July, 2015)

We All Have A Role: Building social capital among youth in care - (June, 2015)

Sexual Health of Youth in BC - (March, 2015)

Listening to Young Women's Voices II - (November, 2014)

From Hastings Street to Haida Gwaii: Provincial results of the 2013 BC Adolescent Health Survey - (February, 2014) - For regional media releases

Time Out III - (August, 2013)

Raven's Children III - (March 27, 2012)

Fostering Potential - (December 13, 2012)

Making the Right Connections - (May 10, 2011)

Moving in the Right Direction - (January 25, 2011)

What a Difference a Year Can Make - (March 23, 2010)

2008 Adolescent Health Survey released - (April 14, 2009) -

New McCreary study finds high rates of street involved and marginalized Aboriginal youth in BC - (January 13, 2009)

Youth at risk hurdle barriers to education via B.C.'s alternative schools: report - (April 23, 2008)

Lesbian, gay and bisexual teens in BC still face health disparities - (May 15, 2007)

Study of B.C.'s street-involved and marginalized youth yields surprises - (April 13, 2007)

Report Shows Healthy Trends in Aboriginal Students - (November 30, 2005)

Smoking Declines Among B.C. Youth, Study Shows - (April 6, 2004)

Study Cites Lower Death and Injury Rates Among BC Youth - (March 26, 2002)

Street Youth Not Just An Urban Issue in BC - (March 26, 2001)

New Study Says Staying in School Promotes Health in Aboriginal Youth - (November 16, 2000)

Family and School Involvement Key to Teen Health - (September 27, 1999)

B.C. Study Shows Gay Youth Face High Suicide Risk - (June 14, 1999)

New Study of Sexually-exploited Youth in Kamloops, Kelowna, Nanaimo and Prince George Portrays Youth in Sex Trade - (April 26, 1999)