- Virtual Health Information Network (VHIN) – The VHIN is a network of researchers, analysts and other professionals who use New Zealand health data. The network facilitates sharing and collaboration amongst network members in order to enhance health research outputs and improve health service delivery and health outcomes in New Zealand. We are a part of the VHIN, with a particular focus on ensuring the best use of mental health data.
The Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Wellington
Suicide and Mental Health Research Group, University of Otago, Wellington
Integrated Data Research Group, University of Otago, Wellington
We work closely with other departments in the University of Otago Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, in particular the Department of Psychological Medicine, the Suicide and Mental Health Research Group and the Integrated Data Research Group.
- Māori Indigenous Health Institute (MIHI), University of Otago Christchurch – MIHI, based at the University of Otago Christchurch, undertakes and supports research that explores Māori health inequities and builds excellence in research evidence that contributes to Māori health advancement. We work closely with Associate Professor Cameron Lacey at MIHI on projects focused on understanding and improving outcomes for serious mental illness among Māori.
- The University of Auckland – We are working with the investigators on the VIEW research programme in the School of Population Health on developing cardiovascular risk prediction algorithms for people with experience of mental illness.
- The University of Melbourne – We are collaborating with researchers at the University of Melbourne and the Centre for Research Excellence in Disability and Health examining mental health outcomes for people with disability in New Zealand and the relationship between employment and suicide risk using the Statistics New Zealand IDI.
- A Better Start National Science Challenge – A Better Start draws together leading New Zealand experts to find better ways to predict, prevent and treat obesity, learning and mental health problems in New Zealand children and teenagers.