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  1. Cherish the Va & Strengthen Pacific Well BeingDr Monique Niumata Faleafa, September 2009 SPINZ National Symposium: Culture & Suicide Prevention in Aotearoa

  2. The NZ Mental Health Study: Te Rau Hinengaro • largest mental health study ever undertaken in NZ. n = 2,374

  3. High Rates of Mental Disorder pacific people carry a higher burden of mental disorder than New Zealanders in general

  4. Higher rates of hazardous alcohol abuse

  5. Our Young People are bearing the burden Cumulative lifetime risk by disorder

  6. Our Young People are bearing the burden • NZ born Pacific had a significantly higher 12 month prevalence of mental disorder, than those born in the islands who migrated to New Zealand over the age of 18

  7. Low rates of access 12-month access rate

  8. Higher rates of suicide ideation and attempts

  9. The bubble is coming… • Suicidality is high • High prevalence, low access • Demand for a clinically and culturally competent workforce • Grow the workforce of today for the challenges we face tomorrow

  10. Creating space for mental well being Le Va – the space that relates Vibrant Leadership & well Pacific families

  11. organisation family person practitioner community and context western worldviews – western knowledge systems, epistemology, theoretical underpinnings, cultural paradigms, pedagogy va negotiated space therapeutic relationship pacific worldviews – indigenous knowledge systems, epistemology, theoretical underpinnings, cultural paradigms, pedagogy

  12. Culture in Leadership – Le Tautua Emerging Leaders

  13. Matutaki – engaging young people • A long-term recruitment strategy that engages young Pacific people to consider a career in mental health

  14. “Our Va with others defines us. We can only be ourselves linked to everyone and everything else in the va, the unity that is all and now.” Albert Wendt

  15. www.leva.co.nz