Doing what matters
The Wise Group isn’t afraid to tackle the hard issues – it’s about doing what matters and creating fresh possibilities for people, organisations and communities.
Stories of change
Wellbeing experts who presented at the 7th Australasian Mental Health Outcomes and Information Conference (AMHOIC) held in Auckland earlier this month, say to reduce the risk of mental illness we need more focus on measuring someone’s wellbeing and to move away from just measuring their mental illness.
On Thursday 12 September, we hosted the Prime Minister Rt Hon. Jacinda Ardern, the Minister of Health Rt Hon. David Clark, and special guests, for the launch of a new online therapy tool, Just a Thought.
We were privileged and honoured to gather today at Kākāriki House in Hamilton for the significant announcement of the new chair of the initial Mental Health and Wellbeing Commission, Hayden Wano, who is also a member of our Wise Trust Board.
Matua Raki report outlines community-based initiative to reducing the impact of Methamphetamine use.
The report presents the findings of an evaluation of the New Zealand (NZ) ;P; Pull committee, the Porirua network and the wider NZ ‘P’ Pull movement.
The Wise Group’s response to ending homelessness is The People’s Project – a unique collaborative initiative that operates in Hamilton and Tauranga using the evidenced-based Housing First approach.
It’s been a big week for our sectors with the Governments response to the Mental Health and Addiction Inquiry, followed by the Wellbeing Budget 2019.