90% of people with PTSD haven’t even been to war, they’re survivors of abuse and assault, car accidents, natural disasters and other forms of trauma.
Child sexual abuse is a horrific crime, and in New Zealand the number of incidents is shockingly high – one of the highest in the developed world. In New Zealand, 1 out of 3 girls is sexually abused before they turn 16 years old.
All employers should have a written and clearly-spelt-out drug and alcohol policy in place. It is important for employees to feel safe and secure enough to be able to come forward and admit it when you have a substance abuse problem, which is why an official workplace policy should be supportive rather than threatening.
Workplace burglaries are one of the main reasons businesses go under, so preventing a robbery is the best thing you can do for your business.