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15 March 2018

By Equally Well

Physical health of tāngata whai ora: translating evidence into practice

The University of Auckland recently hosted a two-day Equally Well summer school in partnership with Te Pou o te Whakaaro Nui and Platform Trust.

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8 November 2016

Taking action in our spheres of influence

In June this year the Community Energy Network unanimously endorsed the Equally Well consensus position paper and since endorsing have set about developing an action plan which has now been signed off by their Board.

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28 August 2016

By Equally Well

Equally Well brings about change in the Waikato

With the signing of the Midland Service Level Agreement for MHAS's (SLAT), between the Midland DHB and the Midland Health Network, came an agreement to a stepped model of care, which essentially established a whole of sector approach to the provision of services to those experiencing psychological distress and/or psychiatric disorder.

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28 June 2016

By Equally Well

Let’s talk about the meds: Prescribing for wellness

Equally Well has formed a group to oversee the development of a recovery focused prescribing toolkit. Full and open conversations about psychotropic medication is a top priority for Equally Well.

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28 June 2016

By Equally Well

Cardiovascular disease and mental health – an evidence review

An opportunity to improve cardiovascular disease health outcomes amongst people who experience mental health issues was taken up recently by the Equally Well backbone group at Te Pou, working with Ruth Cunningham from the University of Otago, Wellington.

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12 May 2016

By Equally Well

How Equally Well is coming to life across New Zealand

There is a significant physical health disparity between people who experience mental health and addiction issues, and people who don't. We look at what's happening across New Zealand to tackle this issue.

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