Māori Mental Health

Te Ao Hurihuri

Moving Ahead to Flourish!

We are focused on enhancing the ways in which wellbeing is influenced through the distribution of opportunities and resources available in society.  Māori leadership, workforce development , system reform and participation in health care provision is a high priority for Māori development and improving Māori mental wellbeing.

Te Oranga Hinengaro – Māori Mental Wellbeing

A report by Dr Lynne Russell for Te Hiringa Hauora
(Health Promotion Agency).

Maea te Toi Ora: Māori Health Transformations

We recommend reading Maea te Toi Ora: Māori Health Transformations by Dr Te Kani Kingi, Mason Durie and colleagues.

    Māori Manifesto

    framework for change compiled by 11 senior Māori mental health and addiction professionals. 

    Turuki Turuki Paneke Paneke

    A snapshot of Māori aspirations from kaupapa Māori mental health and addiction provider hui.

    Te Ao Tawhito

    Moving Forward means Looking Back!  

    The access to knowledge and information of the past is a very different aspect now, that we have compiled this repository of useful resources, and materials about Māori mental health.   We pay tribute to the leaders who developed and contributed to these tāonga, and we honour those leaders we have lost and thank their whānau for allowing us to honour the legacies they have left.

    Te Puāwaiwhero
    The Second Māori Mental Health and Addiction National Strategic Framework 2008−2015

    Developments in oranga hinengaro − Māori mental health and addiction − have been at the forefront of health sector innovation and Māori development. Te Puāwaiwhero – The Second Māori Mental Health and Addiction National Strategic Framework 2008−2015 builds on the first framework, Te Puāwaitanga, launched in 2002.

    Manaaki Tangata

     tikanga informed practice guideline to guide health professionals employed within mental health services.

    Kia Puāwai Te Ararau Strategic Plan

    Māori mental health and addiction workforce development plan.

    Māori Mental Health & Addiction Services

    Best  practice framework for kaupapa Māori services.

    Māori Mental Health Needs Profile

    Evidence of Māori mental health and addiction needs (Te Rau Hinengaro).

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