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1 May 2018

By Equally Well

Feeling the energy of change

‘Sharing the wins’ and ‘feeling the energy of change’ were two recurring reflections at the 2018 Equally Well Summer school at Auckland University. This Equally Well e-news reflects this energy with some examples of change.

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5 December 2017

By Equally Well

Celebrating Equally Well successes of 2017

What a wonderful year the Equally Well collaborative has had, forming many new partnerships, and making a significantly positive impact on the quality of people’s lives.

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1 December 2017

By Te Pou

Wendy Montgomery, Pathways

Doing the NESP programme gave Wendy Montgomery the skills, learning and confidence to develop a number of new projects at her service that have been of great benefit to service users.

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1 December 2017

By Te Pou

Ines Bruin, Pathways

Ines Bruin is the Service Relations Manager at Pathways in Auckland. With several branches around the country, Pathways is the largest NGO mental health service provider in New Zealand.

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1 December 2017

By Te Pou

Monique Lammers, Director of Nursing and Allied Health

Monique Lammers is the Director of Nursing and Allied Health at the Ashburn Clinic in Dunedin. Established in 1882, Ashburn is New Zealand’s oldest psychiatric facility. It uses a therapeutic community model of treatment, and has 34 beds in its inpatient unit and 10 more in its self-care hostel.

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1 December 2017

By Te Pou

Laura Smith, mental health nurse

Laura Smith is a young mental health nurse working in an NGO who says her skills, knowledge and ability to empathise have been greatly enhanced by the NESP programme.

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