How can the mental health system better serve Māori?

  • 22/09/2019

Māori mental health advocates are calling for the psychiatric system to change the way it treats Māori patients.

This comes as Māori continue to be over-represented in our mental health system.

Since 2001, the rates of Māori using mental health services has risen by 72 percent - more than double the rate for non-Māori.

Mental Health Awareness Week begins Monday. The Hui spoke to advocate and educator Paul Whatuira and the Mental Health Foundation's Michael Naera.

Watch the video.

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