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16 December 2019

By Te Pou

Human rights in the spotlight at Disability Rights Forum

The Te Pou disability workforce development team was proud to host a one-day forum on 6 December for people interested in understanding and promoting disabled people’s rights.

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11 December 2019

By Matua Raḵi

Addiction Leadership day – Christchurch 2019

Around 100 people gathered in Christchurch last month for the last addiction leadership day of 2019. The agenda included speakers from Te Pou, the Ministry of Health, the National Committee on Addiction Treatment (NCAT), Odyssey Christchurch and The Salvation Army.

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6 December 2019

Translating science to mental health policy

Dr Janice Wilson, Robyn Shearer and Marion Blake attended an exchange hosted by the American Psychological Association.

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3 December 2019

By Equally Well

Taking our pulse survey findings

The 2019 Equally Well Taking our pulse survey was a positive affirmation of the amount of Equally Well work going on throughout the length and breadth of Aotearoa New Zealand. Read about the survey findings.

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3 December 2019

By Equally Well

Equally Well strategic leadership group

The Equally Well backbone team have been working to create a strategic leadership group. An interim group has been formed to oversee and help steer the collaborative through 2020 and to agree the terms of reference for the group for 2021 onwards.

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3 December 2019

By Equally Well

Changing the system

The Equally Well collective wanted to discover ways that all people working in the complex health system could use their skills and expertise to improve health and well-being in both the physical and mental health parts of a person. Read Platform Trust Project Manager Paulien Fa'atafa's article about Equally Well disrupting the system and becoming a movement.

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