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27 April 2017

By Te Pou

Seclusion and restraint - not the answer for mental health issues

Over the last 10 years, Te Pou has created evidence-based tools and research that support inpatient mental health services to reduce seclusion and restraint. One of the key ways this has been achieved is by introducing the Six Core Strategies ©.

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21 April 2017

By John Vogenthaler

Much-needed autism skills framework in development

Wendy and Gabby are members of the reference group collaborating on the much-needed development of an autism skills framework for the disability workforce. Both women have experience of autism.

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13 April 2017

By Te Pou

New report on DHB mental health and addiction employee profile

What would happen if three out of every five DHB mental health and addiction employees around the country retired? This is the reality that services face over the next 15 years.

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6 April 2017

By Robyn Shearer

Depression: Let's talk | World Health Day

The theme for this year’s World Health Day (organised by the World Health Organization) is depression. It’s a timely reminder that now, more than ever, people with depression need to be supported to seek and get help.

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4 April 2017

By Te Pou

Collective mental health and addiction nursing leadership wisdom - National Directors of Mental Health Nurses

Handover | Issue 38 - March 2017 - Cover story Just imagine nurse leaders with around 400 years of collective mental health and addiction nursing leadership wisdom gathering together four times a year – discussing current issues, creating solutions and crafting up plans to ensure a collective strategic approach is taken to positively influence nursing priorities for mental health and addiction nurses in New Zealand.

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4 April 2017

By Carolyn Swanson

Real language, real hope

Handover | Issue 38 - March 2017 - Service user update The way we speak, write and frame things is an ever flexible and changing dynamic.

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