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E.g., 10/2017
The BuzzFeed Community shared how they show support to friends and family who live with anxiety, or how friends and family have helped them through their own anxiety.
Adults with anorexia often have distinctive traits that lock them into a destructive relationship with food. Carrie Arnold discovers how those same traits could help them escape it.
This interesting study from Portugal tries to answer the question "Do fathers make a difference to the management of young children with oppositional behaviour?" Obvious as the answer might seem, few trials of the Incredible Years program have addressed this issue. The study showed that over 6 months following attendance at an Incredible Years programme (versus wait list), there were significant effects on fathers’ attendance upon their positive parenting practices and their ratings of children’s prosocial behaviors. In addition, there was a reduction of the impact of symptoms on family functioning. All round, this sounds like a good thing.
The ADHD Association website has information for families, young people and adults with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder, including how to access locally available resources and services.
www.alcohol.org.nz has information for people who are worried about whether they, or their friends, are drinking too much. There are interactive games where you can test if you know how much is in a standard drink, tips on staying safe and in control while drinking, ideas for hosting parties, and info on getting help if drinking is a problem for you.
This website is a good source of information for people with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families.
Ways of coping with the stress of anger, conflict, violence and bullying.
The Asian mental health cultural support coordination services provide free and confidential services for Waitemata DHB consumers.