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Ms Vicky Nelson presented her research at the In-house Convention
March 25th 2019
NTMHRU Assistant Research Fellow - Māori health, Ms Vicky Nelson (Te Ātiawa, Ngāti Ruanui), presented at the convention. Vicky presented on a research project titled "Rangatahi Primary Mental Health - A Kaupapa Māori Approach to Identifying the Gaps and Needs". The project aims to explore what rangatahi mental health needs and gaps are within community and primary mental healthcare contexts; and explore primary mental health pathways and strategies that would address this need, being responsive and effective for rangatahi Māori and their whānau.