Bullying is one of the most common issues that New Zealand teens face and the consequences can be dire. Here are some ideas and websites to help you know how to support your young person and to find positive steps forward.
Deter Bullying - Resources and Links Promoting Positive Behaviour
Bullying free New Zealand - Together we can prevent bullying in Aotearoa
SELF HARM AND SUICIDE
Bullying is one of the most common issues that New Self harm is increasing as an issue that youth workers are constantly having to deal with. How do we help our young people to deal with the pain that they are facing and to find ways forward?
We need to let our children know their body is their own and that people can't just do things to them. Explaining to children about respecting their friend's and family's body is also part of this.
f you believe someone is at risk of a suicide attempt the following - contact a professional IMMEDIATELY.
Contact Youthline Helpline 0800 37 66 33 or text 234
SEX, SINGLENESS & SAME SEX RELATIONSHIPS
These sermons are used with permission and talk about sex, singleness and same sex relationships from a biblical perspective
Pornography addiction is often the hidden pain of young people who don’t know and are ashamed to get help. When a young person admits their struggles what can you do?
“Fight the New Drug” is an incredibly helpful website for youth workers and young people. Together with God you can help a young person understand the harm and how to get out of it.