Help me feel like I belong
You can help rangatahi / young people get through challenging times by helping them feel a sense of belonging.
- Spend quality time with the young person you care about without distractions like using your phone
- Give them positive reinforcements and praise for things that they do and who they are
- Help them connect to their whakapapa and culture
- Help them find an interest based group or culture club they would want to join
- Take active interest in their hobbies and interests
Find organisations that help rangatahi / young people manage their emotions.