The Ocean Connects: Pacific Suicide Prevention

Traveling is one of my passions. I recently returned from trips to Alaska where I met with a native tribe to talk about their suicide prevention efforts, and Japan where I attended the Asia-Pacific Regional Conference of the International Association for Suicide...

Suicide prevention in the Asia Pacific region

Guest blog by Eliza Puna, PhD student, University of Auckland Tokyo, Japan hosted the 7th Annual Asia Pacific Regional Conference of the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP), which took place on 18-21 May 2016.  The theme this year was Building...

HOPEWALK and FLO Talanoa

Guest blog from Joseph Fa’afiu. My name is Joseph Fa’afiu and I had the privilege of taking part in FLO Talanoa facilitator training in February 2016. I participated in FLO Talanoa to learn, upskill and also network with other like-minded people in our community. As a...

Kuki Airani leadership through service

The Cook Island Health Network Association saw a gap in resources specific to Cook Islands communities to inform them on what works for preventing suicide. This community funded initiative project for suicide prevention builds on Le Va’s work creating pan-Pacific...

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.