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   Weekly Media Roundup
   The Clearinghouse is moving campuses, to Grafton
   Family Planning 2020 Training Courses
   Sexual Violence Legislation Bill has its first reading
   Transitioning from OOHC for Practitioners: Applying International Evidence
   White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism - Webinar
   Child Matters: 5-Day Programme in Child Protection Studies
   Child Matters: New Zealand Diploma in Child Protection 2020
   Treating the effects of childhood abuse and neglect on young adults
   Weekly Media Roundup
   Family Violence and Sexual Violence Work Programme eUpdate
   Release of Oranga Tamariki Practice Review
   Job Vacancy at RPE: Professional Development Lead
   New Backbone Collective survey open on longer term support and services
   Historical trauma and whānau violence webinar: recording now available
   Children in New Zealand Communities Survey (2019)
   CPAG Summit 2019. Whakamana Tāngata: Where to from here?
   Workshop: Exploring motivational interviewing
   Group Facilitation Training – Intermediate
   Waitematā Family Focus Group Presents: An update from the Ministry of Health
   Child and Youth Wellbeing update - November 2019
   Weekly Media Roundup
   Family violence - The new Act: Legal education session
   New report reveals barriers to prosecution and conviction for sexual violence cases
   New wellbeing resources from Le Va; government work to support Pacific families

World Mental Health Day a reminder of the importance of mental health work

October 11, 2019 at 12:14 PM

From Beehive.govt.nz

Minister of Health Dr David Clark and Associate Minister of Health Peeni Henare say this year’s World Mental Health Day theme is a reminder of why the Government’s work on mental health is so important.

“This year the World Federation for Mental Health has made suicide prevention the main theme of this important day,” David Clark said.

“This Government is committed to taking mental health seriously. We made a record $1.9 billion investment into mental health and addiction in Budget 2019 and have a range of actions underway to reduce New Zealand’s high rate of suicide.

“Last month we launched the new suicide prevention strategy and action plan (Every Life Matters), and we have established a Suicide Prevention Office.

“We’ve also allocated $40 million in funding through Budget 2019 to suicide prevention including counselling for those bereaved by suicide and tailored Māori and Pacific suicide prevention initiatives.

“There are no quick fixes, but we need to start with prevention. That means providing better access and choice of services for people where and when they need it,” David Clark said.

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