The impact of unresolved trauma has a ripple effect on whanau, friends and community. Complex trauma versus single incidents Complex trauma is usually prolonged trauma that occurs between people, often beginning in childhood or adolescence. Since the events often happen in secrecy, the victim may suffer in fear and silence. Single traumatic incidents usually have a clearContinue Reading

“Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms—to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.”― Viktor E. Frankl, Man’s Search for Meaning Pain Can Awaken A Profound Sense Of Meaning And Purpose. Finding Purpose In Your Pain |Continue Reading

Childhood sexual abuse has a negative impact on the ability of children and adults ability to self-regulate their emotional state and behavior. There are common psychiatric symptoms experienced by victims of childhood sexual abuse that impact on their ability to live stable lives. Peer support can help. … self-control as childrenContinue Reading

Anxiety NZ Helpline 0800 269 4389 (0800 ANXIETY) Anxiety NZ Helpline gives vital support to hundreds of people each month who experience all forms of anxiety, including Panic Attacks, Phobias and Obsessive Compulsive Disorders. 24/7 FREE Helpline | Anxiety NZ website What Do We Provide? We will listen and support youContinue Reading

Truth Project Thematic Report: Child sexual abuse in the context of schools The Truth Project is a core part of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (‘the Inquiry’)alongside public hearings and research. It was set up to hear and learn from the experiences of victimsand survivors of child sexualContinue Reading

Help Auckland 0800 623 1700 Research points to a child’s home environment as a key factor in recovery. Early intervention of specialist services can make the difference between a family that is able to develop an emotionally safe home environment that both heals and prevents future abuse, versus a family that leavesContinue Reading