Smoke & Mirrors - Stories of Hope
Raise up Wellington Presents Smoke and Mirrors - Stories of Hope
Following on from success of 'A Christmas Dream: which focus on addressing Family Violence, Raise Up Wellington are teaming up again with 2FACE Drame and local Youth Services to prepare 50 Welling Youth to stage a Social Change Production for Dec 2015. the story "Smoke and Mirrors"has been written in response to a number of recent cases of suicide that have impacted significantly on the communities of Greater Wellington and Aotearoa, New Zealand.
Contends of the story are based on recent Aotearoa research that illustrates key risk areas that link a young person to suicidal behaviour and action. These include but are not linimted to lack of understanding of talents or natural gifts, disconnect to cultural identity and a lack of spiritual understndind and nurturing.