Mental health

E-therapy for youth depression

SPARX is a unique, award-winning self help initiative that helps young people learn skills to deal with feeling down, depressed or stressed.  The effectiveness of SPARX has been proven to be as good as standard care in a randomised control trial undertaken by the University of Auckla

An Introduction to HEEADSSS Assessment

Kia Ora and Welcome to this online Introduction to the HEEADSSS (Home, Education, Eating, Activities, Drugs and Alcohol, Suicide and Depression, Sexuality and Safety) Assessment. This material is specifically designed to introduce you to the Youth Health and Development context and the HEEADSSS Assessment Framework. 

Insomnia: diagnosis & treatment

Insomnia affects up to 40% of the general practice population and is one of the most frequent complaints in primary care. It is defined as a report of sleep initiation or maintenance problems despite adequate circumstance and opportunity to sleep, which impacts on daytime functioning.

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