Supporting research provides the foundation for Young and Aware resources. Click through to find statistics and journal articles–or scroll down to find other helpful links.


A large percentage of our young are accessing porn—education for the prevention of harm is essential.

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Our young have a right to know how porn conditions the brain and can lead to compulsive sexual behaviour.

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Online porn often depicts violence and normalises extreme themes—this can lead to sexual coercion and assault.

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An increasing number of countries are addressing pornography as a child safety issue and public health crisis.

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The Culture Reframed Academic Library contains peer-reviewed journal articles and selected reports from the last twenty years. Research is clear that pornography consumption has an impact at both the micro and macro levels. Drawing from multiple disciplines, the articles in this library explore its impact.

Filters, apps & recovery resources

Find suggestions for filters, apps and recovery resources. Investigate the right platform(s) to help you and your family block porn, recover from harm and get informed.

Online Info for Youth

Learning accurate information about porn harm can be one of the best ways to gain perspective, feel more empowered, take control of boundaries and choose positive behaviours.

Critical Porn Analysis

CPA is an educational response to the researched harms of porn. CPA critiques its impact on individuals, relationships, families, communities & nations through a public health lens.

Helpful Videos

Click through for videos to support conversations about the impacts of pornography. Plus, find additional videos specific to the research on the research link pages above.

Why do our young need help to navigate safe & healthy relationships?

Supporting research on how porn triggers addiction, impacts mental health, shapes attitudes and behaviours, and affects relationships leave little doubt about its influence. Porn and Online Harms Education for developing critical-thinking skills is essential for our young to have a fighting chance.