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30 October 2019

By Te Pou

More focus needed on measuring people’s wellbeing to reduce the risk of mental illness

People with low levels of wellbeing are eight times more likely to develop a mental illness according to experts presenting at the 7th Australasian Mental Health Outcomes and Information Conference (AMHOIC) starting in Auckland today.

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17 October 2019

By Janet Peters

Crisis Now Global Summit Match: “Anyone, Anytime, Anywhere”

At the IIMHL Leadership Exchange in Washington DC, the second Crisis Now Global Summit on urgent and emergency mental health care was held. Janet Peters, New Zealand Liaison for IIMHL and Samantha Allen, CEO of Sussex Partnership NHS Trust reflect on some key lessons from the match. 

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27 September 2019

By Susan Sherrard

Proud to be disabled

Susan Sherrard reflects on Disability Pride Week 2019.

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28 August 2019

By Te Pou

Let's get real wins TheMHS award

Let’s get real, a proven framework that helps mental health and addiction staff to deliver better services has won an Australasian award. 

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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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