Posts Tagged ‘teen mental health’

Well-being of young: a silent pandemic of psychological distress

Monday, October 12th, 2020
mental health

Mental health conditions amongst New Zealand youth have doubled in the past decade. Mental health experts are describing it as “a silent pandemic of psychological distress.” Last month Koi Tū, a think tank and research centre at the University of Auckland, published a commentary Youth Mental Health in Aotearoa New Zealand: Greater Urgency Required. Sir Read more

Students march for youth mental health

Monday, August 17th, 2020
mental health

Saint Bernard’s College year-13 student Dallas Serj Reilly is campaigning for the government to do more for youth mental health. He is no stranger to getting stuck in to achieve his goals. Dallas is on the Student Youth Council and over the past few years has balanced Merit-Excellence in NCEA and run fundraisers and awareness Read more

Family breakdown and mental health problems in teens

Thursday, December 7th, 2017

You might imagine that the way our parents behave towards each other and how they behave towards us ought to be a major factor in how we develop as teenagers. After all, our parents are the most important people in our lives. We see them at close range more than we see anybody else. They Read more