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3 December 2019

By Equally Well

Taranaki DHB Equally Well Survey

Read the recommendations from a Taranaki DHB survey to analyse the Equally Well service provision in the area. The survey was used to inform Equally Well planning and to shape future provision and also had the benefit of raising awareness of the kaupapa and drawing attention to critical issues.

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3 December 2019

By Equally Well

Equally Well Kaikoūra Health profile

Read about the process Kaikoūra Health: Te Hā o Te Ora (a partnership between Canterbury DHB's acute and inpatient services and general practice), are using to promote regular physical health screening to achieve physical health equity for people accessing their service.

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14 November 2019

Cherokee Health Systems – integrating primary care, behavioural health and addiction services

Rob Warriner of Walsh Trust attended the IIMHL Leadership Exchange 2019 and learned about a Tennessee medical centre and primary health service which takes an integrated approach to service provision.

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30 October 2019

By Te Pou

More focus needed on measuring people’s wellbeing to reduce the risk of mental illness

People with low levels of wellbeing are eight times more likely to develop a mental illness according to experts presenting at the 7th Australasian Mental Health Outcomes and Information Conference (AMHOIC) starting in Auckland today.

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17 October 2019

By Janet Peters

Crisis Now Global Summit Match: “Anyone, Anytime, Anywhere”

At the IIMHL Leadership Exchange in Washington DC, the second Crisis Now Global Summit on urgent and emergency mental health care was held. Janet Peters, New Zealand Liaison for IIMHL and Samantha Allen, CEO of Sussex Partnership NHS Trust reflect on some key lessons from the match. 

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27 September 2019

By Susan Sherrard

Proud to be disabled

Susan Sherrard reflects on Disability Pride Week 2019.

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