A man’s stash of child sex abuse images was only discovered when police arrested him for drug-affected driving. Tristan Abraham, 30, was jailed in May for dangerous driving, driving while disqualified and driving while under the influence of drugs, but it wasn’t until later that police uncovered his fixationContinue Reading

Night owls: Don’t lose sleep, rest easy — World Economic Forum (@wef) September 19, 2019 The study – Resetting the late timing of ‘night owls’ has a positive impact on mental health and performance – describes night owls as “people whose internal body clock dictates later-than-usual sleep andContinue Reading Much evidence supports that peer support is a critical and effective strategy for ongoing health care and sustained behavior change for people with chronic diseases and other conditions, and its benefits can be extended to community, organizational and societal levels. Overall, studies have found that social support: decreases morbidityContinue Reading

The Empowerment Blog is updated frequently with everything from news to advice to personal stories on breaking the cycle of trauma. Every post is designed to inform, educate and empower people just like you – survivors, allies and professionals. — MaleSurvivor (@MaleSurvivorORG) September 18, 2019 Humor is often instrumentalContinue Reading More grantmakers are increasingly moving from a focus on low-risk short-term one-off grants to a portfolio approach. This sees some investment in multi-year and targeted grants to support innovation to address major social issues. Grant-making for social impact usually sees a grant-maker or funder invest in initiatives where thereContinue Reading

NZ has around 114,000 NGOs, ranging from small, informal committees to large charitable trusts. Our latest report, produced in partnership with the Superdiversity Institute, looks at what's needed to develop strong NGO governance. — Social Impact NZ (@SocialImpactNZ) September 16, 2019 A report into the future of governance forContinue Reading