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14 February 2020

By Joanne Richdale

DHB mental health and addiction employees: 2019 profile

Te Pou has produced the fourth report in the annual series of DHB mental health and addiction employee profile reports. This report summarises the socio-demographic and service profile of 8,242 DHB employees working in 7,416 FTE positions as at 30 June 2019.

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14 February 2020

Changing attitudes and preventing stigma and discrimination

Mary O’Hagan, programme lead – Like Minds, Like Mine, shares her reflections and experience from the International Initiative for Mental Health Leadership (IIMHL) international exchange, where she learned more about the work done by the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) to reduce stigma and discrimination.

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31 January 2020

By Te Pou

Psychiatry Fellowship for lived experience leadership

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists has awarded Te Pou o te Whakaaro Nui principal advisor mental health and service user lead Caro Swanson an Honorary Fellowship for her influential work in mental health systems and services. 

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17 December 2019

Population mental health promotion: building capacity for mental health promotion across sectors

Shaun Robinson reflects on a two-day learning-intensive held in Toronto, Canada run by the Public Health Agency of Canada and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.

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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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