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Phone: +64 9 526 0333

bym@baptist.org.nz

473 Great South Rd, Penrose, Auckland 1061

PO Box 12149, Penrose Auckland 1642

TEEN ISSUES

Bullying BULLYING

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?

SEXUAL ABUSE

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.

- Foundations of a family safety plan

Visit Youthline's website here for information and best practice documents.

f you believe someone is at risk of a suicide attempt the following - contact a professional IMMEDIATELY.

Contact the Crisis Assessment Team for your area contacts here

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

PORN ADDICTION

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.