Tuesday, September 26, 2017


#Staff #member #Auckland #school #sexual #abuse

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11923969 A staff member at an Auckland school has been charged and suspended from work after allegations of sexual abuse against a male student. The Herald has learned that police started investigating the male staffer after the allegations came to light this month. The man was arrested on September 12 and faces two

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#Rethink #schizophrenia #hearing #voices

How much do you know about hearing voices? Watch our short film for #rethinkschizophrenia & find out more > https://t.co/PnHy6ZUh7H pic.twitter.com/VHLOmINCJ9 — RethinkMentalIllness (@Rethink_) September 21, 2017 Schizophrenia affects the way you think and behave. You might have hallucinations, disorganised thinking and delusions, or you might become withdrawn and have problems remembering

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#Bill #English #evidence #E-therapy #claims

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO1709/S00394/bill-english-asked-to-show-evidence-for-e-therapy-claims.htm “The prime minister was premature in suggesting e-therapy works as well as face-to-face in the leaders’ debate. The evidence is minimal and contradictory and so far confined to treating depression with one modality only (CBT)” says Sean Manning, Dunedin psychotherapist. “It is foolhardy in the extreme to suggest that the internet

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#Australia #homophobia #cultural #historical

https://www.odt.co.nz/opinion/australia-lagging-not-leading-marriage-equality A conventional way of answering might be that homophobia has been especially virulent in Australia because of the distinctive patterns of the nation's masculinity. This explanation would point to the legacy of frontier masculinity: aggressively heterosexual, contemptuous of effeminacy in men (associated with ''pommies'' and ''poofters''), hostile to lesbianism as a

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#psychotherapy #online

read more: http://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/business/1.810992 With prices starting as low as $40 a week on a monthly basis, the company says if offers a more affordable and convenient way to improve mental health that has been used by some 500,000 people. It says 70% of its clients have never previously had therapy. The company

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