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The Ministry of Youth Development - Te Manatu Whakahiato Taiohi – develops and promotes Active Youth Citizenship in New Zealand. The young people from 12 to 24 years old are encouraged to use their knowledge, skills and experience to participate confidently in their communities.
Mothers Matter is a New Zealand based resource that provides information on pregnancy, mothering and infant attachment, as well as associated mental health issues and treatment.
Scientists are uncovering the faulty neurobiology behind anorexia and bulimia, debunking the myth that such eating disorders are solely driven by culture and environment.
Ara Taiohi is the peak body for the youth sector, created by New Zealand Aotearoa Adolescent Health and Development (NZAAHD) and the National Youth Workers Network Aotearoa (NYWNA). Its website provides resources for people working with young people to enhance youth development.
This comic breaks down what OCD really is, what it isn’t, and why it’s so harmful when you trivialize this serious disorder. We can learn a lot from this message on being more thoughtful about our everyday language.
Parenting Guidelines for Adolescent Alcohol Use

These guidelines are designed to help parents prevent or reduce their adolescent child’s alcohol use, as recommended by the NHMRC Australian Guidelines to Reduce Health Risks from Drinking Alcohol (2009).

This website provides ideas/strategies for parents to help deal with or protect their children or teenagers from alcohol misuse, as well as depression and anxiety.