https://www.cnbc.com/2018/07/12/children-and-ptsd-health-risks-lurk-long-after-psychological-trauma.html Researchers have long concluded that exposure to trauma can result in severe mental illnesses such as anxiety, depression, borderline personality disorder, schizophrenia and PTSD. Furthermore, mental health experts have concluded that individuals who have experienced trauma during their childhood — including physical, sexual or emotional abuse, neglect, natural disastersContinue Reading

“If students do have behavioural issues involving being aggressive and violent, then I would think that provides more reason why we should be wrapping a lot of support around those young people so we don’t send them on a path to prison.” https://t.co/ugPpjOC0Kk — NZ Drug Foundation (@nzdrug) September 2,Continue Reading

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/07/12/children-and-ptsd-health-risks-lurk-long-after-psychological-trauma.html Researchers have long concluded that exposure to trauma can result in severe mental illnesses such as anxiety, depression, borderline personality disorder, schizophrenia and PTSD. Furthermore, mental health experts have concluded that individuals who have experienced trauma during their childhood — including physical, sexual or emotional abuse, neglect, natural disastersContinue Reading

Al Jazeera English: Gaza: Children suffer from war trauma three years on. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIw0r7XkTY http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2017/09/gaza-children-suffer-war-trauma-years-170910080659516.html As Gaza marks three years since the Israeli assault that devastated the Strip and left more than 2,200 Palestinians killed, the psychological effects of the violence linger on. Children were among the most affected groups; inContinue Reading

Having the confidence to try new things & admit when you don’t understand something is a vital part of learning, yet is one many students struggle with. New research has revealed some reasons why students retreat from uncertainty, & how educators can help https://t.co/byrVJGQB2V pic.twitter.com/mvhsEOloyY — Education Central (@EdCentralNZ) JanuaryContinue Reading

Can lying about Santa now hurt your child later? https://t.co/XrH0adWsmj pic.twitter.com/NchpIYqacN — HuffPost Parents (@HuffPostParents) December 21, 2017 Despite a much-circulated article last year in the medical journal Lancet Psychiatry that argued lying about Santa does, in fact, harm children, there’s scant evidence and nary a major study to backContinue Reading

http://www.newshub.co.nz/home/new-zealand/2017/09/prostitutes-collective-questions-report-on-child-sex-trafficking-in-nz.html Claims Kiwi children as young as nine are being sex trafficked are being questioned by the Prostitutes’ Collective. A report, released by University of Auckland researcher Natalie Thorburn, claims child sex trafficking is prevalent in New Zealand and children as young as 12 were being exploited for money andContinue Reading

"If you think there's a link between the MMR vaccine & autism you are wrong & stupid" – Breakfast's @Hilary_Barry. https://t.co/ONBtJlngiN pic.twitter.com/HCcGC8ueTq — 1 NEWS (@1NewsNZ) May 24, 2017 Speaking this morning to TVNZ’s Breakfast programme, Dr O’Sullivan said he and his family have received personal threats and comments fromContinue Reading