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9 October 2018

Financing and economic modelling to incentivise better mental health outcomes

Tomas Bokström and Dr David McDaid led an inspiring leadership match at IIMHL and IIDL on the way economic modelling, inter-sectoral outcomes and operational models for financing can drive investment and resource allocation for better mental health outcomes. Karla Bergquist reflects.

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14 September 2018

Transforming public mental health and wellbeing with ACE-related innovation

At IIMHL & IIDL 2018, The Mental Health Foundation (Scotland) and The Scottish ACEs Hub hosted an inspiring leadership match: Transforming public mental health and wellbeing with Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) related innovation. Denise Aylward of Pathways reflects.

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14 September 2018

By Matua Raḵi

Northland DHB Scoops Matua Raki Workforce Innovation Award

Northland DHB Mental Health and Addiction Services took out the Supreme Matua Raki Workforce Innovation Award at the Cutting Edge Conference Oscarz Awards dinner in Rotorua on Thursday night.

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31 August 2018

By Te Pou

Keri Opai wins top Australasian award for Te Reo Hāpai

Te Pou o te Whakaaro Nui paeārahi leader Keri Opai has won a TheMHS Award in the 2018 Mental Health Service Awards of Australia and New Zealand. Keri received a special award in recognition of his contribution to excellence, innovation and best practice in mental health services, for the creation of Te Reo Hāpai – The Language of Enrichment.

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31 August 2018

By Te Pou

A national peer support service – New Zealand Needle Exchange Programme

Lived experience and peer leaders within Te Pou o te Whakaaro Nui are leading work around the development of peer workforce career pathways. This involves a review of the current peer workforce competencies and exploring frameworks to support the various careers and specialties within the peer support workforce.

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23 August 2018

By Wendy Donaldson

Review - How to treat: Physical health co-morbidity in mental health and addiction

A review of 'How to Treat' (Bagnall, C., Codyre, D. & Lockett, H., 2018).

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