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6 November 2018

By Caro Swanson

Values - just words or something profoundly affecting?

As someone who not only works in mental health and addiction, but also accesses services, Caro Swanson considers the values of the refreshed Let's get real framework and what they mean for her.

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5 November 2018

By Te Pou

Implementing cross-sectoral policies for suicide prevention – challenges and opportunities

A two-day leadership exchange on cross-sectoral policies for suicide prevention was hosted by the Public Health Agency of Sweden and the Substance and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) of the United States at IIMHL and IIDL 2018. Dr Monique Faleafa and Denise Kingi-Uluave of Le Va and Dr Barbara Disley of Emerge Aotearoa attended the match.

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9 October 2018

Financing and economic modelling to incentivise better mental health outcomes

Tomas Bokström and Dr David McDaid led an inspiring leadership match at IIMHL and IIDL on the way economic modelling, inter-sectoral outcomes and operational models for financing can drive investment and resource allocation for better mental health outcomes. Karla Bergquist reflects.

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14 September 2018

Transforming public mental health and wellbeing with ACE-related innovation

At IIMHL and IIDL 2018, The Mental Health Foundation (Scotland) and The Scottish ACEs Hub hosted an inspiring leadership match: Transforming public mental health and wellbeing with Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) related innovation. Denise Aylward of Pathways reflects.

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14 September 2018

By Matua Raḵi

Northland DHB Scoops Matua Raki Workforce Innovation Award

Northland DHB Mental Health and Addiction Services took out the Supreme Matua Raki Workforce Innovation Award at the Cutting Edge Conference Oscarz Awards dinner in Rotorua on Thursday night.

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31 August 2018

By Te Pou

Keri Opai wins top Australasian award for Te Reo Hāpai

Te Pou o te Whakaaro Nui paeārahi leader Keri Opai has won a TheMHS Award in the 2018 Mental Health Service Awards of Australia and New Zealand. Keri received a special award in recognition of his contribution to excellence, innovation and best practice in mental health services, for the creation of Te Reo Hāpai – The Language of Enrichment.

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