Hold fast to the words of your ancestors;
seek the treasure you value most dearly;
if you bow your head,
let it be to a lofty mountain.
The Werry Centre has produced a biennial Stocktake since 2004 which includes workforce data from all DHB and DHB-funded NGOs, including mainstream and kaupapa Māori services, that contribute to the treatment of children and adolescents with mental health and alcohol and drug problems.
The 2014 stocktake report is now available. View the report.
Click here to read about the Werry Centre’s highlights and achievements in 2015.
SPARX, an online e-therapy tool to help young people develop skills to deal with feeling down, depressed or stressed, was launched by Prime Minister John Key in April. An initiative of the Prime Minister’s Youth Mental Health Project, SPARX is a clinically tested self-help tool developed especially for young New Zealanders by the University of Auckland. For more information visit: www.sparx.org.nz
Click here to read the latest and key NZ and international research on infant, child and adolescent mental health.
A new online education course for primary care practitioners is now launched. The course comprises of four modules: Infancy, Childhood, Adolescence and Ways to Support the Mental Health of Infants, Children and Adolescents.
To find out more, click here.