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Tāne Ora Alliance - Emerging Approaches to Health Gains for Māori Men

49 months
Approved budget:
Mr Luke Rowe
Associate Professor Margaret Forster
Professor Christopher Cunningham
Health issue:
Mental health (and sleep disorders)
Proposal type:
Māori Health PhD Scholarship
Lay summary
Re-orienting mental health programmes to addressing first and foremost the re-connection of Māori men with a culture they can be proud of and a whānau and community within which this cultural identity is safeguarded is key. By enabling the existing structures in Māori communities to identify males in need of help and connect them to service providers in a culturally congruent way, the community becomes the healing environment