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New focus on student mental health – will it make a difference?

http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20171030-0908-new_focus_on_student_mental_health_-_will_it_make_a_difference-02.ogg The government is making moves to ramp up mental health services in New Zealand schools. A pilot programme is being planned to bring counsellors into primary schools, and multidisciplinary mental health teams into secondary schools. Will it make a difference to the country’s dire…

Mental Health Commission to be back with new govt

http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20171025-0838-mental_health_commission_to_be_back_with_new_govt-02.ogg Calls to re-establish the Mental Health Commission have been answered by the incoming government. The Mental Health Commission was set up in 1996 to have oversight of mental health services, but was disbanded by the National government in 2012. Labour, New Zealand First and…

Open Dialogue #2

  Open Dialogue – an approach to treating psychosis involving the whole family, with incredible positive outcomes. Is this the model we should be asking for in New Zealand? SF Auckland are planning an Open Dialogue forum to explore what families and whānau feel about…

Open Dialogue #1

Open Dialogue – an approach to treating psychosis involving the whole family, with incredible positive outcomes. Is this the model we should be asking for in New Zealand? SF Auckland are planning an Open Dialogue forum to explore what families and whānau feel about this…