World Suicide Prevention Day 2019

“He kokonga ngākau e kore e kitea” September the 10 each year marks International World Suicide Prevention Day.  A time to reflect,  a time for remembrance,  a time to reach out to others. Just before the exciting All Blacks vs Tonga game started on Saturday; the crowd was called to a moment of silence.  As …

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Journal of Indigenous Wellbeing | Volume 2, Issue 2, 2017

Aliwa! Kwobidjil Yoowal Nidjak Koorliny Hey – Watch Out! Things are moving – best is coming here. We dedicate this Special Sponsored Edition to Indigenous Suicide Prevention. We give thanks to the University of Western Australia’s, Department of Indigenous Studies for the sponsorship they provided for this issue. This publication is timely given the high …

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1000 Whānau Homes: Tiaki Whānau Tiaki Ora

1000 Whānau Homes: Tiaki Whānau Tiaki Ora Te Rau Ora (formerly Te Rau Matatini) has highlighted the need to expand the reach of suicide prevention from a broad community level to an approach that involves engaging at the whānau level. Te Rau Ora developed an approach that deliberately centres on Whānau Champions and communities to …

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Manaaki Tangata

Manaaki Tangata is a one day course for iwi, marae, Non-Government Organisations, Hauora providers, Māori community networks, whānau champions and kaimahi wanting.  Based on the principles of ‘manaaki’ the wānanga covers knowledge and skills from a Te Ao Māori framework,  Manaaki Tangata promotes an understanding of ‘early intervention strategies’ to prevent crises such as self-harm …

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