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9 July 2019

By Te Pou

New report outlines grassroots approach to reducing the impact of problematic methamphetamine use

New evaluation report outlines the development of New Zealand ‘P’ Pull, a grassroots community approach to reducing the impact of problematic methamphetamine use.

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9 July 2019

By Angela Jury (PhD)

Profiling Te Pou principal advisor Angela Jury

To help support services in achieving the best possible outcomes for people and whānau, Te Pou principal advisor Angela Jury (PhD) draws together evidence to understand people’s needs and what’s required to achieve the outcomes people want.

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2 July 2019

By Equally Well

Ensuring physical health is at the heart of a transformed mental health and addiction system

This blog puts an Equally Well lens on the government's response to the He Ara Oranga inquiry into mental health and addiction.

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2 July 2019

By Equally Well

Australian Equally Well Symposium

Equally Well collaborative members Helen Lockett and Caro Swanson were keynote speakers at the first Australian Equally Well symposium, sharing key insights and learnings from New Zealand's experience in driving improvements in the physical health of people with mental health and addiction needs.

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2 July 2019

By Equally Well

Corrections Health Nurses Education Programme

Read Equally Well Backbone Team member Ashley Koning's blog about what has struck him while co-facilitating the Department of Corrections primary mental health and addiction education programme for Corrections’ health service nurses.

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10 June 2019

By John Vogenthaler

Taking action on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Over the last eighteen months we have been supporting the implementation of the Ministry of Health’s Taking Action on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: 2016–2019: An action plan. Our particular focus has been on the development of training and resources for frontline professionals who regularly encounter individuals with FASD and their whānau.

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