Cafe for Youth Health 339642 en-nz Anamata CAFE 30 Anamata CAFE Art Competition Be in to win with Anamata CAFE's Art Competition!!!! To brighten up our new space we are calling on Taupo’s young people to create a mural masterpiece. The theme for the mural should reflect Anamata CAFE’s mission statement “enabling young people and their whanau to lead vibrant and healthy lives”. The winner of the competition will receive a prezzie card up to the value of $100 and have their master piece transferred to a space approximately 2m x 3.75m as a permanent display at Anamata CAFE. Open to young people aged between 12—24 Entries close Tuesday 20 November Winner announced Friday 23 November The winner of the competition should be available to work with and support our team to create and transfer their winning mural to its new home in the week of the 10—14 December 2018 Get your entry form below 044, 1 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +1300 8 Weeks of Humanity Campaign to start Monday September 4 2017 Check out the link for more info 036, 6 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +1200 13 Reasons Why: What you need to know The Netflix series 13 Reasons Why is a huge topic of conversation right now and while many people love the show, some viewers will find it distressing. The following article from the Mental Health Foundation is worth a read. 017, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +1200 Smoking cessation Starts May 3rd 2017 013, 27 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +1300 Anamata CAFE is now on wheels! Every Wednesday from 12pm - 3pm 013, 27 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +1300 Young People Sexting on Snapchat and Other Social Media Apps Young People sexting on snapchat leads to bullying and suicide. It is also considered a form of child pornography. Parents need to take it seriously and talk with their kids about it. We are committed to finding a solution for this problem. 034, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +1200 Hooked on porn: prepare for a tsunami of damaged people Richie Hardcore speaks to the New Zealand Herald about the arising porn problem in New Zealand. Read the article here 033, 9 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +1200 Northland school elects 'Queen and Queen' of ball! This is awesome - Two young women have been voted 'queen and queen' of Whangarei Girls' High School ball. Click the link below to read the full article on Stuff. 028, 7 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +1200 Richie Hardcore - Learning About Ensuring Consent It was a pleasure to have Richie Hardcore talk to Taupo about the issue of consent. Many thanks to Anamata CAFE's A-Team for fundraising to bring him to town. Read the Taupo-Turangi Weekender article here! 025, 13 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +1200 STI awareness month - your questions answered Click the link to read some great Q's & A's family planning has put together. 019, 5 May 2016 00:00:00 +1200 Vicar says goodbye to Taupo Rev. Peter Minson has been working with CAFE for some time now and we are sad to see him go as he moves on to Whangamata. Read his article from the Taupo and Turangi weekender as he so beautifully describes just some of his memories he will be taking away with him. Thank you and good luck Peter! 016, 11 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +1200 10 Things your family planning nurses and doctors really want you to know From the latest Family Planning newsletter, this article points out 10 things you really should know about visiting your local family planning clinic. 014, 31 Mar 2016 00:00:00 +1300 Don't be reckless with other people's hearts & Don't put up with people that are reckless with yours 008, 19 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +1300 Lizzie Marvelly: Teens are having sex and watching porn - deal with it 007, 9 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +1300 Canvas Magazine article - Why Ellen Page is happier than ever Another great role model; Oscar nominee Ellen Page felt for years like she was living a lie. Now, after coming out, the lesbian actress talks to Helen Barlow about her new film and why she’s happier than she ever expected to be 048, 23 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +1300 Vaccines Aren't The Problem A response to TV3's 3D programme on the HPV Vaccine (Gardasil) 047, 20 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +1300 Anamata CAFE Newsletter Keep up to date with CAFE's latest news 045, 5 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +1300 Staying Safe and Social Online Kiwis are a social bunch, four out of five of us regularly use the internet, with 78 per cent of us accessing it in the last week. It is important to remain safe on social media, check out this article from the Taupo Times for tips to help you make the most of your online experience and ensure you're connecting smart. 026, 26 Jun 2015 00:00:00 +1200 'Don't know? Don't drink' Alcohol and pregnancy ‘Don’t know? Don’t Drink’ campaign has begun. Check out this cool video! 025, 16 Jun 2015 00:00:00 +1200 Walk a Mile in Her Shoes This year sees the roll out of the global event Walk a Mile In Her Shoes. The White Ribbon Committee have created an event around this tying it into White Ribbon Day - preventing violence against women. 037, 9 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +1200 Anyone can overcome bullies 25-year-old Aucklander Jesse Greenslade has written an open letter to the Herald about being bullied as a child and teenager. Jesse says he was a target while at school because he did not fit in with the social norms. These days, Jesse works fulltime as an office manager for NetSafe in Newmarket and says life is "quite good". A good read and a reminder to us all. 032, 5 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +1200 PLAN 2 PARTY…. CELEBRATE RESPONSIBLY. “Making a decision to cut down on your drinking is about recognising how you and others feel about your drinking. If bad things tend to happen when you drink or your friends and family have suggested you look at your drinking, it might be time to make a change” – Health Promotion Agency 005, 28 Jan 2014 00:00:00 +1300 Risky behaviours highlighted amongst youth Dr Simon Denny talks about youth mental health on the Breakfast Show. 048, 28 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +1300 ALCOHOL AND OUR RANGATAHI – What can we do? Help them keep safe. Our advice may not always be welcomed, but it is critical. Young people need WISDOM. 047, 21 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +1300 Revealed: Official plan to health-check mums MPs' wide-ranging study spells out steps needed to give Kiwi kids a better start to life Making sure pregnant mothers see a doctor within 10 weeks of conception should be a national priority, say MPs working to improve children's health. Read more in this Herald article. 047, 21 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +1300 Talking and listening are essential to understanding and supporting one another Help is out there whether it is for you or someone you are worried about. Don’t wait, reach out. Talk to someone you trust, a family member, friend, your doctor or nurse, school counsellor or youth leader. There is always someone who will care. 040, 1 Oct 2013 00:00:00 +1300 Seek help if you are a victim of violence Helpful advice and contacts if you are a victim of violence 033, 12 Aug 2013 00:00:00 +1200 Depression can hit anyone! Depression can hit anyone at anytime: men, women, old, young, married, single, rich, poor – anyone! Don’t keep it to yourself, get help – talk to someone. 031, 31 Jul 2013 00:00:00 +1200 What parents can do about bullying Take Action! It can be hard to approach this rationally so here are some ‘do’s’ and ‘don'ts’: 027, 30 Jun 2013 00:00:00 +1200