Tag Archives: Care

Let’s work together: Older people’s mental health multidisciplinary teams

By PureArrow Every day we’re getting older, wiser, and more knowledgeable and … closer to being able to avoid mental health difficulties. Right? Wrong!  Unfortunately as we age (and yes globally this population is growing rapidly) the risk of having … Continue reading

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Lack of investment for low socioeconomic groups leads to the unstable family environment.

by A. Rand The 2015 Ministry of Development’s (MSD) report “The Expert Panel Final Report: Investing in New Zealand’s Children and their Families” makes the statement that for our vulnerable children to overcome adversity and stop being ‘at risk’ they … Continue reading

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History never repeats?

by Molly Wilson Between the 1950s and 1980s in New Zealand, more than 100,000 children and young people were removed from their families and put into the care of the State (Stanley 2016, 2017). These children were overwhelmingly Māori and … Continue reading

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Top vulnerability for mental health ‘unbudgeted’

By Sky Norm Most people (and please imagine yourself being in this situation) do not like to ask for help if they feel low, struggling with depression or contemplating suicide. Mental health (MH) is not a taboo topic in New … Continue reading

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