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FLO presentation at the Perinatal Mental Health workshop

In July, the Le Va team joined about eight other presenters for a one-day Perinatal Mental Health workshop at the University of Auckland, East Tamaki Campus.

Published August 3, 2015
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New resources from The Fono – FLO Community Fund Project

The West Fono Health Trust, aka The Fono, is a well-established and respected Pacific organisation in West Auckland committed to improving how health and social services respond to the needs of Pasifika. 

Published August 3, 2015
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Supporting young players through their league journey

Through the FLO community fund, Le Va is supporting New Zealand Rugby League (NZRL) to target depression and support suicide prevention, particularly among its youngest players.

Published August 3, 2015
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Suicide Prevention Resources available for our Pasifika communities

Understanding Pasifika suicide prevention means empowering communities to seek and use solutions that work for them. From community consultation nationwide, our communities have expressed the need for appropriate and relevant Pasifika suicide prevention resources.

Published August 3, 2015
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Scholarships grow skills and size of Pasifika mental health and addiction workforce

The health workforce serving Pasifika people in New Zealand continues to grow in both size and skills with 49 Pacific students receiving scholarships to start or continue a career in the mental health and addiction workforce. 

Published July 27, 2015
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#YouthPreventingSuicide – Flo community fund project

In collaborACTION with Vaka Tautua,  Legacy Performing Arts is leading a Le Va-funded Pasifika Suicide Prevention community initiative.

Published July 6, 2015
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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.