Saturday, October 20, 2018
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CHristchurch peer support service stigmatised

https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/103207632/christchurch-mental-health-service-needs-cash-to-keep-going A "vital" mental health service in Christchurch is at risk of closure unless it can raise $200,000 to fit out its new premises. The Mental Health, Advocacy and Peer Support Trust (MHAPS) will have to leave its current premises on the corner of Colombo and Peterborough streets at the end of

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Conference set to help male victims of sex abuse

http://www.newstalkzb.co.nz/news/christchurch/conference-set-to-help-male-victims-of-sex-abuse/ Former FBI profiler and writer for the hit show Criminal Minds Jim Clemente will be speaking at the conference. He said kids are at less risk of sexual abuse today than they were 50 years ago and increased dialogue is helping to stop the behaviour. "The more dialogue we have the more

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#Christchurch #realestate#sexually #harassed #bullied #colleague

http://www.stuff.co.nz/the-press/news/92754759/Christchurch-real-estate-agent-sexually-harassed-and-bullied-female-colleague Between August and September 2014, the man made offensive personal and sexual comments about and in front of the woman. He called her "s... tits", "fat", "ugly", and said she had a "pregnant belly". On separate occasions the man commented on the assistant's underwear and zipped and unzipped his fly in

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Man jailed for rape of ‘vulnerable’ Christchurch sex worker

Man jailed for rape of 'vulnerable' Christchurch sex worker http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/crime/80128492/man-jailed-for-rape-of-vulnerable-christchurch-sex-worker Dommisse's encounter with the Manchester St sex worker broke rules about the workers being able to insist on clients respecting boundaries, keeping to agreements, stopping whenever the sex worker said, and ensuring safe sex. The 36-year-old had a long criminal history, including a

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Zika virus vaccine may be trialled in Christchurch

http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/77183359/vaccine-for-zika-virus-may-be-trialled-in-christchurch-as-new-zealand-cases-climb.html At the Christchurch Clinical Studies Trust (CCST), a groundbreaking flu vaccine study may hold the answer to stemming the Zika crisis. An international pharmaceutical company has contracted the CCST to test the efficiency of a new oral influenza tablet. The vaccine has been tested on the two strains of influenza A, and

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60% of Christchurch children experienced PTSD

http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/regional/296721/christchurch-kids-struggling-with-ptsd The Canterbury University research shows more than 60 percent of 320 children, aged from five to seven, who have been tracked since they started school in 2013, are showing symptoms of the disorder. The symptoms include having meltdowns, lashing out at other students, and being tense and irritable. While the Ministry of

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