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All Right? Digest: May 2023

Wednesday, May 17, 2023   Posted in: Newsletters By: Administrator With tags: resilience, wellbeing, campaign, newsletter

Kia ora We are on the countdown to Pink Shirt Day this Friday! A special day dedicated to fostering a "kinder, more inclusive Aotearoa where everyone feels safe, valued, and respected regardless of gender identity, sexual orientation, age, ability, religion or cultural background”.

We've celebrated Pink Shirt Day in New Zealand since 2009 and the movement grows stronger with every year that passes. Thousands of schools, workplaces and communities band together in a sea of pink to show that there is no place for bullying in Aotearoa and spread messages of love, kindness and empathy. 

What's even more special is that Pink Shirt Day works to fund some really important mahi like reaching 2,700 schools and thousands of workplaces nationwide every year providing them with free resources and activities that promote wellbeing, prevent bullying and create more welcoming and respectful environments. This year the Mental Health Foundation have committed to creating a free wellbeing programme for teenagers across New Zealand, ka mau te wehi!

There are heaps of ways to get involved this Pink Shirt day whether you are a part of a school, workplace, community or you just want to get out there and spread some love, we'll take you through it! 

Mā te wā,
All Right?


View the All Right? Digest for May 2023 online.

Not all right?

It’s all right to reach out if you need to - we all need a bit of support from time-to-time.

Call or text 1737 to speak with a trained counsellor anytime - it’s free and completely confidential. You can also call Lifeline on 0800 543354 or text HELP to 4357.

Check out the Mental Health Foundation’s website for further advice on how to stay mentally well during this time.