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.
This infographic uses analysis of recent data from the New Zealand Health Survey to better understand the physical health needs of people who experience mental health conditions.
Te Pou is pleased to launch the 2017 Equally Well evidence update on the physical health of people with mental health conditions and/or addiction. Read the full evidence update or a summary.
People who experience serious mental illness (SMI), particularly schizophrenia, have significantly reduced life expectancy and a premature mortality rate two to three times higher than the general population.
This presentation provides an overview of the issues, supporting evidence and the solutions. This abstract and presentation won the 2016 International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC) award for best paper.
Results from the 2015 Equally Well survey Taking our Pulse.
This resource outlines how the Equally Well collaborative can work together to improve the physical health of people who experience mental health/addiction issues.