Support and Information articles

October 1, 2019
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Health Spotlight: Depression

What is it?  Depression ranges in seriousness from mild, temporary episodes of sadness to severe, persistent depression. It isn’t the same as depression caused by a loss, such […]
October 1, 2019
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Why is Sibling Support important?

By JULIE PEAKE, B.Soc.Sci (Hons – Psychology & Sociology), Dip Social Work, PG Dip SS Supervision. Registered Social Worker.    When a child in a family has a disability and/or […]
September 3, 2019
Two students holding I Go To The Toilet book

Sister creates toileting book for autistic brother

Northland high school student Mya Kereopa saw a need for high-quality learning resources inspired by her little brother Zane, who has autism and an intellectual disability. […]
September 1, 2019
Adolescents and anxiety article by the support and information team

Adolescents and Anxiety

By Alicia King, Information Officer  Rise of adolescents suffering from anxiety  According to Ministry of Health (2018) the number of adolescents suffering from anxiety over the […]
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