Lack of knowledge about child abuse has led to a number of misconceptions. Some of these are: Myth: It is only abuse if it is violent. Reality: Child abuse does not necessarily involve violence or anger. Abuse often involves adults exploiting their power over children, and using children as objectsContinue Reading

The Centre for Mental Health Research – The University of Auckland. The Centre for Mental Health Research seeks to be a national and international Centre of research excellence in mental health. The values of the Centre for Mental Health Research are strongly driven by a social justice lens that placesContinue Reading

Platform Trust Platform Trust supports a network of organisations that believe a modern mental health system requires strong community-based supports for people with mental illness and addictions. We encourage sector collaboration and provide a contact point for nationwide feedback on issues relating to mental health and addiction non government organisationsContinue Reading

Jimmy Savile gave Rolf Harris a guided tour of Broadmoor hospital in the mid 1970s, when the Australian-born entertainer gave an impromptu performance of Tie Me Kangaroo Down as female patients were undressing, it has been alleged. An NHS investigation found widespread abuse by Savile of vulnerable victims at Broadmoor.Continue Reading