We're excited to announce that as of 1 July 2020, Te Pou o te Whakaaro Nui will be called Te Pou. We have a fresh new look and a new logo that you will begin to see more often. Our website will be rebuilt over the coming months, to be more focused on ease of access to our resources and knowledge. Read more here

We're excited to announce that as of 1 July 2020, Te Pou o te Whakaaro Nui will be called Te Pou. We have a fresh new look and a new logo that you will begin to see more often. Our website will be rebuilt over the coming months, to be more focused on ease of access to our resources and knowledge. Read more here

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12 February 2020

Exploring indigenous programmes and leadership around the world

Kerri Butler shares some notes and reflections from the International Initiative for Mental Health Leadership (IIMHL) kaupapa in Washington DC, United States about indigenous programmes and leadership around the world.

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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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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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14 November 2019

Cherokee Health Systems – integrating primary care, behavioural health and addiction services

Rob Warriner of Walsh Trust attended the IIMHL Leadership Exchange 2019 and learned about a Tennessee medical centre and primary health service which takes an integrated approach to service provision.

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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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6 December 2018

By Te Pou

Inaugural meeting of the IIMHL Council of Public Mental Health Leadership

During the IIMHL Leadership Exchange, the first meeting of the IIMHL Council of Public Mental Health Leadership took place, attended by representatives from eleven countries. Two people from each IIMHL country were invited. Dr Barbara Disley and Dr Monique Faleafa represented New Zealand.

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