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On Track: Knowing where we are going

More than 200 people from across the mental health and addiction sector and the wider health and social sectors have contributed to a report, co-published by Te Pou and Platform Trust, that aims to prepare NGO mental health and AOD services for “the next round of reform”. “On Track: Knowing Read more →

Towards Restraint Free Mental Health Practice

In case you missed it, Te Pou have launched a new resource called Towards restraint free mental health practice: Supporting the reduction and prevention of personal restraint in mental health inpatient settings. This resource is the latest in a suite of work from Te Pou that is aimed at reducing Read more →

Te Pou: Towards restraint-free mental health practice

Te Pou is pleased to launch Towards restraint free mental health practice: Supporting the reduction and prevention of personal restraint in mental health inpatient settings. This resource is the latest in a suite of work aimed at reducing and preventing the use of seclusion and restraint. Services can use this Read more →

New Ministry of Health guidelines for COPMIA

The Ministry of Health will soon release the national COPMIA guideline, currently in draft. This guideline will outline the responsibilities all mental health and addiction services have to the children of parents with mental illness and or addiction (COPMIA) and their families and whānau. For some, this is going to Read more →

Te Pou: Peer support competencies ‘sandstone to sharpen practice on’

The following is a press release from Te Pou, from their website: The resource Competencies for the mental health and addiction service user, consumer and peer workforce were launched on November 11 at Te Pou in Auckland. Dr John Crawshaw, director of mental health, gave an opening address to the Read more →

Te Pou HoNOS Tool: now available for Android devices!

Te Pou has created a new utility for mental-health professionals. The HoNOS tool assists clinicians to use the HoNOS suite of outcome measures. The dashboard gives you a deeper understanding of your caseload with snapshot statistics – input your entire caseload to get the full benefit of features such as number Read more →

Te Pou: Workforce Planning Approach

Te Pou have released a workforce planning guide. If you are actively involved in, or leading workforce planning, this guide outlines some suggested workforce planning steps. The document identifies and describes the key components of a workforce development plan, and suggests actions to develop a plan that suits an organisation’s particular Read more →

Call for Evidence to Improve Physical Health of People Living with Mental-Health Problems

Take action for health equity: Working together to improve the physical health of people with a severe mental illness and/or addiction Te Pou is working with Platform and its members on a collaborative project which aims to take action to improve the relatively poor physical health of people who have been diagnosed Read more →

August e-Bulletin from Te Pou

The August e-Bulletin is out from Te Pou. Read it online here. Inside the August e-Bulletin Developing an outcomes culture Te Pou news Sector notices Job vacancies In the news Events

New Ministry of Education Evidence-Base For Suicide Prevention in Schools Released

In case you missed it, on the 21st of March 2013, the Ministry of Education launched a new document to support suicide prevention work in schools called  Updated evidence and guidance supporting suicide prevention activity in New Zealand Schools. This accompanies the Preventing and responding to suicide: Resource kit for schools (Ministry of Education, 2013) which is Read more →