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#NRLStateOfMind shares its results

The NRL’s State of Mind Grassroots Programme has been designed for administrators, coaches, managers and senior members of grassroots Rugby League Clubs across Australia and New Zealand. 

Published June 16, 2016
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The Ocean Connects: Pacific Suicide Prevention

Professor Deborah Goebert shares her thoughts about attending the Asia-Pacific Regional Conference of the International Association for Suicide Prevention and how she will be sharing Le Va’s suicide prevention resources with the youth she is working with in Honululu, Hawai’i.

Published June 16, 2016
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Fathers across borders

Strong Fathers, Strong families, Strong communities, this was the tagline of a conference I spoke at last month about being a better father. It was a wonderful opportunity to be inspired by the powerful, honest messages as fathers connected, shared their struggles, supported each other and make strong statements of change, dedication to God and fatherhood!

Published June 15, 2016
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Cultural competency in aged care across the tasman

Beautiful clear skies, a warm climate and the smell of the tropics set the scene for the Forever Young: Better Health and Wellbeing for our Culturally Diverse Older Australians conference in Cairns, Queensland last month. The aim of the forum was to enhance the awareness of professionals and support service providers, community workers and health practitioners to deliver culturally-inclusive services, and improve the health and wellbeing of our culturally diverse older Australians. 

Published June 15, 2016
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2016 World Indigenous suicide prevention conference

Denise reflects on the highlights of this positive and engaging conference held in Rotorua recently, including some insights from keynote speaker and ex-NRL player Joe Williams about the role culture plays in his mental wellness.  

Published June 15, 2016
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Suicide prevention in the Asia Pacific region

University of Auckland PhD student Eliza Puna shares her thoughts following the 7th Asia Pacific Regional Conference of the International Association of Suicide Prevention.

Published June 15, 2016
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Covid-19 Update

Face-to-face workshops will not continue while New Zealand is at Level 4. We will be in contact with all participants soon.