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Supporting children, young people, and their whānau to navigate through tough times by building RESILIENT INDIVIDUALS and COMMUNITIES.

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The Resilience Hub consists of an online resource site that contains articles, videos, links, an online shop and a physical hub offering personalised information, support, counselling services and library.

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Wellbeing Film Project

Masterton Intermediate School - Mystical Wind

Students were supported to create their own short film responding to the theme "How do we support someone going through a tough time?" - Student reflections included: 

  • Friends help you get through tough times.
  • I feel like I’ve learnt how to support someone, a friend, who is going through tough times.
  • I learned you are never alone, you have other people to ask for help.
  • There is always someone willing to listen to you.
  • I learned how to help a friend if they are sad or have a problem.
  • I used to think you left someone alone who was sad or depressed but I learned how to ask them if they need help.

Resources Available at Skylight

Skylight is here to help you through difficult times. We can assist you in a variety of ways with information appropriate for your situation. You are welcome to visit us and receive free information and a support pack from our resource centre and borrow books from the specialist library. We also facilitate Professional Development training and offer Counselling support services for children, young people, family/whānau and individuals who are experiencing tough times.

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