Tag Archives: Stress

N Z Red Cross – helping young people get through stress

From the NZ Red Cross website (here): New Zealand Red Cross has identified a gap with regard to young people affected by the Canterbury earthquakes and their access to trauma recovery resources.  In response we have joined forces with Youthline … Continue reading

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We are not looking after each other

There have been many fine words about the need to look after each other, however it is clearly not happening.  Those best placed to help aren’t, and many of those who would like to no longer can. There are problems … Continue reading

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Post-earthquake stress

We are all aware of the difficulties of living through and after a disastrous event. There are also the difficulties of trying to understand what is happening to and within us, and others. Some very good online articles have been … Continue reading

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Earthquake seminars – Mental Health Education and Resource Centre (MHERC)

The Mental Health Education and Resource Centre and the University of Canterbury have joined together to offer free earthquake seminars. The seminars will provide an opportunity to: Learn strategies to manage uncertainties and challenges Develop skills to enhance and support … Continue reading

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Earthquakes and human cognitive performance

Science Daily, an on-line science news service, has a report on New Zealand research done into the impact of a natural disaster (September 4, 2010 earthquake) on the ability of individuals to assess and respond to situations. Psychology department Associate Professor William Helton, and PhD student … Continue reading

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