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Te Pou offices are open across the country. However, we encourage you to contact our team by email or phone in the first instance - see our staff contact page for details. Stay safe everyone.

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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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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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