COVID-19: Our in-person workshops and events have been postponed or cancelled, but we are actively working to find other ways to deliver these sessions. For information about particular events, please see our Initiatives pages, or contact us directly by email at info@tepou.co.nz.

COVID-19: Our in-person workshops and events have been postponed or cancelled, but we are actively working to find other ways to deliver these sessions. For information about particular events, please see our Initiatives pages, or contact us directly by email at info@tepou.co.nz.

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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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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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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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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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23 May 2019

By Te Pou

Te Pou board announces new chief executive

Te Pou o te Whakaaro Nui (Te Pou), New Zealand's national centre for workforce development in mental health, addiction and disability services, is delighted to announce Rae Lamb as our new chief executive.

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