Need to talk? New 24/7 mental health support service

On 29 June ‘Need to talk? 1737’ a new, free 24/7 four-digit phone and text number was launched. The new number makes it easier for people to connect with mental health and addictions professionals via the National Telehealth Service.

Enabling Self-Management Support Guide

The Manaaki Hauora Supporting Wellness Campaign has published Enabling Self-Management Support. This guide identifies the factors that activate patients, clinicians and healthcare services, and provides examples of how they can be put into practice.

Enabling Self-Management Support is based on learnings from the Counties Manukau Health campaign led by Ko Awatea, Manaaki Hauora – Supporting Wellness, which aimed to provide self-management support for people living with long-term conditions in Counties Manukau.

Celebrating 20 years of Green Prescriptions

More than 400,000 Green Prescriptions have been given out over the last 20 years to help people be active and make dietary changes.

As we know, sometimes the best medicine is a dose of physical activity.