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  1. Video for More than 1000 Northland students in need of psychological help
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    More than 1000 Northland students in need of psychological help

    Over 1000 pupils in the northern region are in a state of mental distress. That's according to the Te Tai Tokerau Region's Principals Association, who say most of the children in need are primary aged children, and some are even suicidal. 

  2. Video for Kaikohe moves to protect their youth
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    Kaikohe moves to protect their youth

    The community of Kaikohe has opened up a new space that will support youth aged 12 to 24 years in an attempt to help prevent suicide in Northland. 

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    Gisborne reeling with the loss of two lives at the weekend

    Whānau in Gisborne are mourning the loss of two young Māori to suspected suicide at the weekend. This follows calls in the community for more tools to build suicide awareness to prevent these devastating outcomes.

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    $30mil down the slots in NZ pubs and clubs

    Small gambling venues need to do more to prevent harmful gambling. This from Problem Gambling Foundation following the release of a Department of Internal Affairs report which found, pokies machines in small venues don't have continuous supervision against problem gambling like casinos do.

  5. Video for New data to help address Māori mental health in West Auckland
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    New data to help address Māori mental health in West Auckland

    Te Whānau o Waipareira has new research and data to help address the high rates of poor mental health among Māori in West Auckland. The lead research director Dr. Tanya Allport says the focus should be evidential based not just 'Kaupapa Māori'. 

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    Māori glossary introduces non-judgmental health words

    The author of a new Māori glossary of health words says English can be condescending. Keri Opai of Te Pou o Whakaaro Nui wants non-judgemental language used in the mental health, addiction and disability sector.

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    Mental Health workers lodge claim for pay equity

    Two of the country's largest unions have lodged a pay equity claim with the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) on behalf of thousands of community mental health workers. The move comes less than two weeks out from a significant pay rise for their colleagues in the disability support and aged care sectors.

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    Mental Health support workers to lodge equal pay claim

    The PSA and E Tū unions will lodge an equal pay claim on behalf of mental health support workers with the Employment Relations Authority today.

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    Mental health and addictions sectors expect skilled staff losses

    A body representative for a number of non-government mental health and addiction service groups says a staff exodus is looming with higher wages luring staff to the aged care and disability sectors.  Platform Trust Chief executive Marion Blake says she's seeking urgent talks with government to prevent a pending crisis to continue helping those who need it most.

  10. Video for Ngāti Rangitihi researcher working with indigenous to combat Huntington's disease
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    Ngāti Rangitihi researcher working with indigenous to combat Huntington's disease

    Dr Melanie Cheung has just returned from Rome where she represented indigenous communities at an audience with the Pope for those suffering from Huntington’s disease.

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