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19 June 2018

The Distress Brief Intervention (DBI) Pilot, Glasgow, Scotland

Rob Warriner, chief executive of Walsh Trust writes of his IIMHL experience learning about a new model of crisis mental health care in Glasgow, Scotland.

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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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29 March 2018

By Te Pou

Trauma-informed care a professional obligation for nurses

Trauma-informed care, or the idea that what has happened to people in the past can affect their health and how they respond to care in adulthood, has taken a firm place in the thinking behind mental health and addiction treatment in recent years. This is certainly the case at Whitireia New Zealand in Porirua where both post- and under-graduate nurses are taught that being trauma-informed is essential to good practice.

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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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19 January 2018

By Te Pou

Consultation begins on Let's get real refresh

Consultation is happening now on a refresh of the Let's get real framework. Find out more and have your say.

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13 December 2017

By Te Pou

Engagement essentials

Engagement is about establishing the connections that lead to effective therapeutic relationships, referred to as mutual relationships in peer support work.

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