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New Zealand ranks bottom of developed countries on youth mortality rates

New Zealand has the highest death rate for teenagers and young people among 19 of the world's developed, wealthy countries.

Feeling safe and sound through music therapy

Primary students who began to experience anxiety and stress following a series of earthquakes are learning to build resilience by using music as a release.

Cultural diversity role brings communities together

One Christchurch high school has created a coordinated approach to inclusion by appointing a cultural diversity facilitator to help bring the school’s communities together.

Youth Mental Health: One-size-fits-all approach not working

Schools and communities say the funding for youth mental health initiatives needs to be directed to them directly to so that programmes suit the specific needs of their young people. By Ruby Harfield.

Whangārei hub brings together 44 schools, 600 teachers to improve education

An initiative aiming to improve education for thousands of Whangārei students will bring together 600 teachers and 44 schools.

Opinion: Dr Tracy Chandler – Why more and more younger people have an inability...

Dr Tracy Chandler (aka Dr Wellness) talks about why she is seeing an epidemic of younger and younger people with fatigue and an inability to cope with life.

All kids learn differently

Jennifer Thomas discusses the benefits of alternative learning methods

How to tackle ‘back to school’ anxiety

Ex-Teacher and Education Expert for Matific, Brent Hughes, provides some key strategies to help kids overcome their anxiety as they get ready to return to school.

Too much pressure on young people to be happy

The messages young people see and hear about happiness can affect their mental health. The author of Stuff That Sucks says it is okay to experience emotions that are sometimes difficult and we can learn ways to help ourselves through.

Mental Health Report highlights struggles of students and young people

Tertiary students have welcomed the release of He Ara Oranga, the report of the Government Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction.
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