Mental Health Promotion

Mental Health Promotion

Whakapakari Oranga Hinengaro (Mental Health Promotion)

Mental health promotion includes:

  • Promoting positive mental health messages for all and particularly those most disadvantaged
  • Suicide prevention
  • Enabling individual contribution to community goal achievements
  • Coping with normal life stresses

Key areas of Public Health South’s mental health promotion:

  • Reducing stigma and discrimination
  • Reducing the incidence of violence
  • Increasing resilience and social connectedness


Useful Links:

Suicide Prevention Information New Zealand

Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand

Future Directions – The Southland Mental Health Network

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