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Urgent action needed to address rise in suicide for Pacifica

Monday, 26 August 2019, 5:37 pm | Le Va

Today the Chief Coroner’s release of provisional suicide statistics showing 685 people died by suspected suicide in the last year, also showed a disproportionate increase in Māori and Pasifika deaths. More >>

13 reasons Why: reasons to check in on our kids

Friday, 23 August 2019, 4:15 pm | Le Va

Le Va, a Pacific not-for-profit organisation whose work spans mental health, suicide prevention, addictions, violence prevention and cultural competency, is urging caregivers to check in on their young people and to equip themselves with the skills to spot ... More >>

Le Va CE Dr Monique Faleafa Wins eHealth Award

Monday, 14 August 2017, 9:32 am | Le Va

Dr Monique Faleafa, Chief Executive of Le Va, has scooped an AUT Centre for eHealth innovation leadership award presented in Auckland yesterday. More >>

NGO recruited to support wellbeing of Pasifika communities

Thursday, 2 June 2016, 11:38 am | Le Va

New Zealand NGO Le Va has officially joined the NRL’s State of Mind programme to provide expert advice on mental health to support the wellbeing of Pasifika and Maori rugby league communities in New Zealand, the Pacific and Australia. More >>

Community-led solutions needed for suicide prevention

Monday, 16 February 2015, 3:36 pm | Le Va

A free community event this weekend will encourage Pasifika families to talk about suicide and how it can be prevented as concerns grow that suicidal behaviour is increasing in Pasifika communities throughout New Zealand. More >>

Training aims to improve pacific health

Friday, 30 March 2012, 1:01 pm | Le Va

Health and disability professionals will soon be able to gain a better cultural understanding of Pacific peoples via New Zealand’s first ever online cultural training programme. More >>

Leading the way for Pacific people

Monday, 18 April 2011, 11:19 am | Le Va

For the first time, Pacific people with disabilities have a national leadership group to represent their views at the highest levels in New Zealand. More >>


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