Health

Kimihia te Hauora Hinengaro: Pathways to Mental Health

By: Mark Strang, Dr Tanya Allport, Haze White
Published: 2018-04-01

Kimihia te Hauora Hinengaro: Pathways to Mental Health report is on a study conducted by Wai Research which explores the relevance of the inclusion of Māori cultural elements in therapeutic…

Māori Mental Health Whānau Ora
Health

Final Report for project ‘He ara toiora: Suicide prevention for Ngātiwai youth through the arts’ (LGB-2016-28888)

By: Lily George, Gayle Dowsett, Keri Lawson-Te Aho, Moe Milne, Wi Pirihi, Liz Flower & Rodney Ngawaka
Published: 2017-02-10

Suicide in New Zealand is considered to be a major health crisis, with Māori taitamariki (youth) featuring in disproportionate numbers as more likely to die from suicide than non-Māori youth.…

Children & Youth Māori Mental Health
Health

Take Charge of Your Life in Nelson

By: Bette Blance
Published: 2016-02-20

Following a six hour workshop with a group of 13 Resource Teachers Learning and Behaviour, in the Nelson Bays area, responses to research questions were collated to demonstrate the change…

Education & Training Health & Wellbeing Mental Health
Health

Could a Collective Impact Framework help improve the mental health and wellbeing outcomes for young people in West Auckland?

By: Toi Ora Live Art Trust
Published: 2015-12-15

Toi Ora is an NGO that aims to inspire positive mental health and wellbeing through the use of the arts and creative process. It is through this lens that the…

Children & Youth Community Development Mental Health
Health

COPMIA Project Evaluation. Report for SF Taranaki.

By: Diane Doehring
Published: 2015-12-09

Recent years have seen an increased awareness of the risks that children of parents with mental illness or addiction (COPMIA) face. While there are a range of services that support…

Addiction - Drugs, Alcohol & Gambling Families, Whānau and Parenting Mental Health
Ethnicity and Diversity

Developing a code of ethics for therapeutic interventions with animals

By: Walker, P & Tumilty, E.
Published: 2015-05-24

Animal assisted activities (AAA) are increasingly being seen as an important part of the range of interventions in the helping professions including social work. Whilst a code of ethics has…

Disability Mental Health Social Services
Health

Animals and social work: An emerging field of practice for Aotearoa New Zealand

By: Walker, P; Aimers, J & Perry, C.
Published: 2015-03-01

Social Work is traditionally human-centered in practice, even though for many the bond between humans and animals is the most fundamental of daily-lived experiences. The intent of this paper is…

Families, Whānau and Parenting Mental Health Social Services
Health

This is the House of Hope. Peer Support Services Aotearoa. Outcomes of Value as identified by people who experience mental health and addiction problems and the ways in which Peer Support Services support these outcomes. 2014

By: Kites Trust
Published: 2014-10-03

Findings from focus groups held in Mental Health and Addiction Peer Support Services in Aotearoa which identify the outcomes people who use these services value in their live. The findings…

Mental Health Research & Evaluation
Health

Outcomes and expereinces of participants of the Activity Based Experience (ABE) Programme at Richmond Services Limited: a mixed methods study

By: Arno Grueber
Published: 2013-12-11

The ABE Programme is a client-centred, individualised physical activity intervention for people with mental illness delivered by non-government organisation Richmond Services Ltd. It is three months in duration with weekly…

Health & Wellbeing Mental Health Sport & Recreation
Health

Steps towards better colaboration between stakeholders to promote mental health and to alleviate disablement due to mental illness.

By: Robert Miller
Published: 2013-04-23

Mental Health Care in many countries is multiply-fragmented. Amongst the players are a variety of professional groups, many different community organizations for service-users and caregivers, as well as commercial enterprises…

Community Development Mental Health Non-profit Sector
Health

NGO Stories & Statistics: A profile of the mental health & addiction NGO sector in New Zealand

By: Platform Charitable Trust
Published: 2013-03-01

The publication describes the part that community none-government organisations (NGOs) take in New Zealand Mental Health and Addictions (MH&A) service system. It describes some of the activities of these essential…

Addiction - Drugs, Alcohol & Gambling Mental Health Non-profit Sector
Health

A Report on the Progress of Te Kooti o Timatanga Hou – The Court of New Beginnings

By: Point Research; Positive Thinking; Lifewise
Published: 2012-11-01

Te Kooti o Timatanga Hou, or the Court of New Beginnings, was established in October 2010 following advocacy to the Chief District Court Judge by Lifewise, an agency working with…

Addiction - Drugs, Alcohol & Gambling Crime & Safety Mental Health
Health

The relationships of geographical variations in health outcomes and earthquake impact

By: Simon Kingham
Published: 2012-09-10

This paper was presented at the CHRISTCHURCH EARTHQUAKES: SEMINAR SERIES 2012. Earthquake research in the field of mental health – Outcomes & Impacts by Prof Simon Kingham, Department of Geography…

Emergency & Disaster Health & Wellbeing Mental Health
Non-profit Sector

Collaboration in Primary Health Care: How NGOs make a difference to health care in the community

By: Grant Aldridge (NGO Secretariat)
Published: 2012-02-15

This report illustrates how the NGO sector is a major provider of public and personal primary health care in New Zealand. It profiles 15 case studies of non-profit NGOs’ relationships…

Health & Wellbeing Mental Health Non-profit Sector
Health

NGOIT Towards Integration Building an integrated primary mental health and addiction service

By: Platform Charitable Trust
Published: 2012-01-01

Report recommending the focus of mental health shifts towards primary and integrated care and preventative interventions.

Addiction - Drugs, Alcohol & Gambling Mental Health
Health

My home, My well-being; everybody needs a place where they belong

By: Karilyn Andrew
Published: 2007-08-01

The relationship between housing and recovery from mental illness has been recognised by users and providers of mental health services in New Zealand in a number of reports and discussion…

Health & Wellbeing Homelessness Mental Health
Health

The Employment Experiences of People with Experience of Mental Illness: Literature Review

By: Duncan, C., Peterson, D
Published: 2007-01-01

A review of research into the employment of people with experience of mental illness, and the issues which arise from that subject.

Employment & Labour Health & Wellbeing Mental Health
Health

NgOIT 2007 Workforce Survey

By: Platform Inc (now Platform Charitable Trust)
Published: 2007-01-01

This report adds to the growing body of knowledge about non-government organisations (NGOs) in New Zealand contracted by the Crown to provide mental health and addictions services in the community.…

Employment & Labour Health & Wellbeing Mental Health
Health

NgOIT 2005 Landscape Survey

By: Platform Inc (now Platform Charitable Trust)
Published: 2006-10-01

The NgOIT 2005 Landscape Survey is a collection of data provided by community (non-government) mental health and addiction service providers in New Zealand. It is an overview of the community…

Health & Wellbeing Mental Health Non-profit Sector
Ethnicity and Diversity

Sailing in a new direction: Multicultural mental health in New Zealand

By: Ruth DeSouza
Published: 2006-06-09

Migrants and refugees make up an increasingly significant number of Aotearoa/New Zealand’s population with one in five New Zealanders being born in another country compared with one in eight people…

Health & Wellbeing Mental Health Migrants and Former Refugees
Health

Respect Costs Nothing: A survey of discrimination faced by people with experience of mental illness in Aotearoa New Zealand

By: Peterson, D., Pere, L., Sheehan, N., Surgenor, G.
Published: 2004-01-01

This document presents the key findings from a survey of people with experience of mental illness to obtain their accounts of discrimination in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Health & Wellbeing Mental Health
Health

Stress Management for Hospice Staff

By: Tina Darkins
Published: 2002-09-10

This research evaluated the effectiveness of a stress management programme for hospice staff, using a quasi-experimental, pre-test post-test, methodology with a participation and comparison group. The initial post-test was followed…

Health & Wellbeing Mental Health Non-profit Sector
Ethnicity and Diversity

Chinese Migrants’ Mental Health and Adjustment to Life in New Zealand

By: Max W. Abbott, Sai Wong, Maynard Williams, Ming Au, Wilson Young
Published: 2000-10-21

Objective : The purpose of this study was to identify and assess the relative importance of predictors of the self-rated adjustment and psychiatric morbidity of recent Chinese migrants. Method: Chinese…

Health & Wellbeing Mental Health Migrants and Former Refugees
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