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New Research Articles in Psychosis Journal

New articles available in Psychosis are online now on Taylor & Francis Online: A qualitative study of refugees with psychotic symptoms J.E. Rhodes, N.S. Parrett & O.J. Mason DOI: 10.1080/17522439.2015.1045547 Does childhood bullying lead to the development of psychotic symptoms? A meta-analysis and review of prospective studies Twylla Cunningham, Katrina Read more →

Engage Facebook Updates

Here are a half a dozen recent highlights from our Facebook page. Please LIKE US! Joining together to get ahead of bullying Mr David Rutherford, Chief Human Rights Commissioner, releases the updated 2015 Bullying Prevention Guidelines on Pink Shirt Day at Silverstream School. Here are 31 clever tips to make Read more →

Everyone’s Been Bullied. Not Everyone Responds Like This 15-Year-Old Girl.

Having experienced bullying a lot herself, as well as seeing how it affects other young people, Nakita wanted to do something to make a difference. Nakita is an incredible singer (as you can see here) and so at 13 decided to write a song. However, this songwriting process was different than most. Read more →

Highlights from the Engage Facebook Page

Here are a few of the posts shared on the Engage Aotearoa Facebook Page in the last few weeks. CBT ‘effective’ in schizophrenia Changing the way people think about and deal with schizophrenia could be as effective as drugs treatments, researchers say. Review Finds Childhood Trauma Can Lead to Psychosis Read more →

Mike King Korero Goes to Kawakawa 7 May 2013

Engage Aotearoa and Key to Life Charitable Trust will be taking the Mike King Korero to Kawakawa on the 7th of May for two sessions at Bay of Islands College. In the morning, students at Bay of Islands College will get the chance to take part in the Cool to Read more →

Bullying Can Lead to PTSD Symptoms

A new study has found a high incidence of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms among teenagers who have been bullied. The study of 963 teens aged 14 and 15 in Norwegian schools found symptoms of the disorder in about 33 percent of the students who said they were victims of Read more →

Report Highlights Bullying Faced By Kiwis Living with Disabilities

A report, released this week, highlights major issues facing New Zealanders living with disabilities. Bullying, violence and harassment of disabled students in schools was highlighted in the annual report on the Disability Convention. … Kea Street Specialist School principal Sherie Collins said some mainstream schools were more accepting or more Read more →

New Bullying and Anger Management Info from Skylight

Topic cards for BULLYING and ANGER MANAGEMENT have just been added to our GETTING STRONGER support game, in response to many community requests for such tools. This very successful support game, developed by Skylight in New Zealand, (a not for profit grief and trauma support organisation) has been hugely successful Read more →

Music Video Sheds Light on Bullying

Grace Pageant released her brand new music video to a packed crowd at a Pechakucha event in Auckland on Thursday 11 May. Directed by Erin Gaffney and Leigh Fitzjames, the stop-motion music video masterfully uses thousands of buttons and individual photographs to bring Pageant’s story of dealing with teenage bullies to Read more →

NEW Online NZ Resources for Bullying

Two innovative new bully-focused resources now available for school, community and professional use from Skylight. With bullying causing deep and ongoing concerns in our New Zealand and Australian communities and schools, Skylight want to let you and your colleagues know that they have  just launched 2 new support resources to Read more →