… you’ll never believe what happened next!!!
New Zealand is in a mental health crisis. And the services at the front lines of that crisis are under threat. What will happen if they don’t exist anymore?
Several weeks ago, I experienced a crisis. It was following the suicide of a friend, and I was struggling to cope. I called Lifeline at about 2 o’clock in the Continue Reading →
‘IT’S NOT ENOUGH TO CONSIDER OURSELVES GOOD MEN BECAUSE WE DON’T BASH WOMEN’ – former Police Commissioner Key Lay, on International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
Today is the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities. The theme this year is “Inclusion matters: access and empowerment for people of all abilities.” So what does inclusion actually Continue Reading →
Yesterday ActionStation delivered their petition asking John Key to apologise for his comments and increase support for sexual violence services. The petition had more than 13,000 signatures.
December 3 is the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities. The theme this year is “Inclusion matters: access and empowerment for people of all abilities.” I’m doing a Continue Reading →
The other night I was mucking round on Twitter and I came across this blog about loneliness. It says that being alone – or feeling alone – carries a mortality risk as high Continue Reading →
New Zealand’s social welfare system “dehumanises” people in need, with beneficiaries described as “scared stiff” of Work and Income case managers, new research says.
I was part of an article by Naomi Arnold in the Sunday Star Times about the power of Twitter. I wanted to say a few more words about it.