An experienced child therapist says agencies need to work together to help the 1089 Northland children identified as needing urgent psychological help so they don't end up struggling as adults.
GRANT RIX shares the journey of a ‘mindfulness in schools’ programme that is making a difference to the wellbeing and learning outcomes of Kiwi kids.
#BreakTheSilence | Professor Marc Wilson says most self-harm is not about "attention-seeking", a pejorative label that sounds dismissive.
Schoolboys have turned up for class dressed in skirts in protest over a no-shorts uniform policy, despite the heatwave.
All new schools are built to meet the required Green Star rating, but is the same attention being given in the construction and design of these schools to the ability to teach and learn? JUDE BARBACK considers the merits and limitations of the Green Star rating system.
Hawke's Bay DHB is sending mumps information to all schools and early childhood centres in Central Hawke's Bay, but only isolating non-immune adults and children who may have been in contact with an infected child at Waipukurau School.
On the first Monday of the school term, Veric stood up in front of 1200 students and talked openly about suicide.
One in five students seen by Rotorua Intermediate School counsellor Ben Teina-Kore Curtis is experiencing serious, ongoing mental health issues.
Who wouldn't want to be more resilient? More able to cope with life's up and downs, better able to manage stress, less susceptible to negative emotions, to quickly bounce back from adversity.