Wednesday 31 October - 11.55am to 12.55pm

Cole Theatre

The Phoenix Centre model of care for the treatment of addictionsSupriya Maharaj and Vicki Young

Ensuring healthy futures for addiction and mental health staff in Aotearoa - Lisa Jordan Phillips, Careerforce
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Banquet 1

Addressing homelessness with the financial capability programmeEvan Drollet Teiti, Vaka Tautua

Exploring an understanding of homelessness in mental health in urban AucklandSho Isogai & Dr Nicky Stanley-Clarke Massey University
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Banquet 2

To treat addiction and mental distress, treat trauma - Janet Peters

The Wellbeing Manifesto for Aotearoa New Zealand - A sign of things to come?Mary O’Hagan, PeerZone
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Exhibition Room

Enhancing connection through values informed practice - Emma Wood & Caro Swanson, Te Pou o te Whakaaro Nui

Wednesday 31 October - 2.00pm to 4.05pm

Cole Theatre

The Value of Authentic Cultural ChangeManu Sione, Will Gonzales, Emerge Aotearoa

Closing the Gap or widening the problem?  The answer is simple.Kimina Andersen, Robert Pedley & Kingsley Bedwell, Richmond Fellowship Queensland

Peer Support Service – A Critical Stepping Stone to Recovery-based Practice in Hong kongKatie YAU Pui-Fan, Richmond Fellowship Hong Kong

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Banquet 1

Rākau Roroa: The world's first Lived Experience led Mental Health Champions Programme - Tamara Waugh, Changing Minds & Vanessa Cooper, Health Promotion Agency

Like Minds, Like Mine programme to counter stigma and discrimination: Current and future developments - Vanessa Cooper & Dr Craig Gordon, Health Promotion Agency

Two+ Rethink Programme: Engaging for Inclusion (Housing and Education)Sheree Veysey & Codey Bell, Mind and Body Consultants

Smile, though your heart is aching, smile even though it's breakingAaron Ward, Ruth Dudding, Siri Embla & Zack McCracken, Foolproof

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Banquet 2

Equally Well: Sustaining collaborative impactHelen Lockett, Wise Group & Claire Moore, Emerge Aotearoa

Increasing access to wellness support in primary care:  Meeting people at the top of the cliffDavid Codyre, Nicholas Cao, Leona Didsbury & Pallaui Mishra, East Tamaki Healthcare, Total Healthcare PHO

Hot off the Press! RFQ Hospital to Home Programme - Evaluation ReportKingsley Bedwell & Sarah Childs, Richmond Fellowship Queensland

Using yoga and mindfulness to build resilience for rangatahi and prisoners - John Sinclair, Howard League for Penal Reform & Kristina Cavit, The Kindness Institute

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Exhibition Room

Breaking the Mould of Suicide Investigation - the Potential and Risks of Coroners' Lived ExperienceCarla na Nagara, Coroner, Ministry of Justice

Healing in the aftermath of my brother's suicideEmma Skellern & Paora Joseph, Matt Skellern Bipolar Trust

Futureless to FonterraVeronica Linfoot, Fonterra

Thursday 1 November - 11.20am to 1.00pm

Cole Theatre

Fostering citizenship and social inclusion for service users: An innovative, rights-based approach to practice.Helen Hamer, Helen Hamer & Associates Ltd

Towards family inclusive service delivery- highlights of the supporting parents-healthy children guideline implementationDr Bronwyn Dunnachie,Werry Workforce Wharaurau & Anna Nelson, Matua Raki

E tū Rangatahi – Co-designing for impactLiz Hosking, Jacob Batten & Kiri Phillips, VOYCE Whakarongo Mai

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Banquet 1

Improving performance through implementation support and technical assistanceHelen Lockett, Wise Group & Becki Priest, Northland District Health Board

Turning evidence into outcomes: Delivering evidence-based employment support in rural NorthlandRebecca Priest & Richard Dick, Northland District Health Board & Adel Stephenson, Work Counts

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Banquet 2

From seclusion to inclusion: informed by lived experienceKerri Butler, Te Rau Matatini, & Dr Roz Sorensen, Health Quality & Safety Commission

A digital story of peer support in te whare whakapiki wairuaKatey Thom, AUT Centre for Non-Adversarial Justice & Dave Burnside, Odyssey House

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Exhibition Room

The Cookease Project - a look into a unique community mental health projectArno Grueber, Helen Falla, Simon Ogilvie, Zheyne Tahana & Chris Butcher, Emerge Aotearoa

Healthy Futures: Integrating Body and MindSarah Childs, Richmond Fellowship Queensland

Strengthening Communities Utilising Multisystemic Therapy (MST) - an Evidence Based ApproachSuellen Lembke, Life Without Barriers

Thursday 1 November - 2.05pm to 3.45pm

Cole Theatre

Mockingbird - A Performance about Lived Experience of Post Natal Distress. - Diana Jefferies, Taimi Allan, Lisa Brickell, Siri Embla & Ruth Dudding, Funny Business

MANAVATION - Manavating rangatahi to become the leaders of their own waka - Turaukawa Bartlett, Aimee Bartlett, Turaukawa Bartlett Consultancy Ltd & Darion Williams, Paeroa College

What are your best hopes from our talking together? - Paul Hanton, Te Pou o te Whakaaro Nui

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Banquet 1

From the Pasifika villages perspective......How the Peau Folau; (Voyaging Waves) measuring tool outlines the partnerships, inclusion and cultural focus of the organisation?Rufo Tinai Pupualii & Jonathan Pouli - Emerge Aotearoa

Kaitiakitanga - Te Pataka Mauri Ora / The Storehouse of WellbeingLeilani Maraku, Mana o te Tangata Trust

Asian Peer Support Group Programme - integrating eastern philosophies with western therapeutic models.Kelly Feng & Ivan Yeo, Asian Family Services

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Banquet 2

Housing Solutions: listening, learning and acting on consumer experience to inform modern mental health approaches to housing.  What works?Kay Fletcher, Comcare Trust

Outreach and street health services for people experiencing homelessness - Garrick Martin, Auckland District Health Board

Bag Lady to Bagged Lady - the heightened value of the Op Shop Entrepreneur - Gayleen Maurice, Friends of Waiatarua

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Exhibition Room

Disruptive technology? Implementing a 'state of the art' client information management systemLarry Stapleton, Richmond Fellowship Queensland

‘Looking differently at life and death – suicide review in Aotearoa’ - Dr Carlene McLean and Dr Clive Aspin, Health Quality & Safety Commission

The Big E ain’t always EasyMagdel Hammond National Manager, Lived Experience, Emerge Aotearoa

Making Wise Choices - community support for consumers with Borderline Personality Disorder - Davina Sanders, Richmond Fellowship Queensland

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