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334 stories in our archive.

Ministry of Health: Draft Suicide Prevention Strategy Pasifika Fono

New Zealand suicide rates continue to be a critical issue in our country, and although some progress has been made over the years the NZ Government acknowledges more needs to be done to prevent suicide in New Zealand.

Published May 29, 2017
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Weaving our way to prevent suicide

Le Va leads New Zealand’s first national Pasifika Suicide Prevention Programme – ‘FLO: Pasifika for Life’.

Published May 29, 2017
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One News highlights high rates but low access to help for Pasifika

Two recently released studies were the focus of a ONE news story recently which highlighted high rates of suicide attempts for Pasifika youth but low rates of access to mental health services.

Published May 9, 2017
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Pacific Youth call for Mental Health Education in Schools

Our young Pasifika leaders at the recent 2017 Pacific Youth Parliament, are lobbying for better mental health education in schools.

Published May 8, 2017
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2017 Scholarships results

The Futures that Work programme has awarded over 300 scholarships over the past 7 years and has contributed in a significant way to growing the size and skills of the Pacific workforce.

Published May 8, 2017
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More than 13 reasons why we must ‘at least do no harm’

We were asked for our opinion by media, so we’ve listed our 13 reasons why we must ‘at least do no harm’ when dealing with the issue of suicide.

Published May 5, 2017
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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.