Waka Hourua Community Initiative: Raglan Community House

by Rachel McClintock


The Raglan Community House is a community organisation which has been identifying and anticipating Raglan community needs and facilitating responses since 1987. The organisation supports and administers the Raglan community Suicide Prevention and Awareness Group, which was established in February 2012 after a cluster of suicides in the district. Their initiative, which provided ASIST (Applied Suicide Interventions Skills Techniques) training to community members, aligned with the following objective of the Waka Hourua programme:

  • Communities have their own approaches and plans in place and are actively building resilience and reducing risks of suicide

Publication Details

ISBN978-1-877412-61-5 (Electronic)
978-1-877412-79-0 (Print)
CITATIONMcClintock, R. (2016). Waka Hourua Community Initiative: Raglan Community House. Te Kīwai Rangahau, Te Rau Matatini.