Lived experience drives passion
Meet Ann-Marie Higgins, our Quality Improvement Coordinator, Safety and Equity for Mental Health and Addiction Service.
"If it wasn’t for my family and mental health services like Tiaho Mai, I probably wouldn’t be here"
After suffering depression and attempting suicide, Johnny Angel was hospitalised and diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Around 2002 he suffered a relapse which led him into the care of Tiaho Mai, Middlemore Hospital’s mental health rehabilitation unit. “I thought I was fine.
CMO News 31 March 2022
In Counties Manukau we are experiencing a welcome decrease in the number of daily COVID-19 cases and the number of people requiring hospital level care.
Lights, camera, action!
What makes mental health nursing a rewarding career? That’s the question a new national recruitment campaign, launched at Middlemore Hospital this week, shines the spotlight on.
Award winning Tiaho Mai places dignity and choice at its heart
Tiaho Mai is the Acute Mental Health Unit based at Middlemore Hospital – its name means “the light that comes from the moon and the stars - shine here" in Te Reo Maaori.
CM Health Staff Profile: Team manager on a mission to help raise awareness for Pacific people’s mental health
In celebration of Niue Language Week, our staff member Iris Feilo-Naepi talks about the importance of her culture and her mission to help raise awareness for Pacific people’s mental health. Born in Auckland, Iris was raised by her maternal grandparents since she was a baby.
No injuries as result of fire at Tamaki Oranga
Media Statement - Attributed to a CM health spokesperson No patients or staff have been injured after a fire broke out at Counties Manukau Health’s Tamaki Oranga mental health recovery unit in Bairds Road, Otara.
Simple steps to feeling better in Lockdown
Let’s get straight to the point – lockdown isn’t a natural way to live. Some of us kiwis are enjoying time with whaanau at home while not working, others are essential workers, and some of us are trying to balance work and home life.
Peer Support - a journey of partnership and relationship building
“One in five New Zealanders have anxiety or depression, but not everyone will talk about or role model what recovery looks like. Peer Supports do.
Phone system upgrade
On Wednesday, 9 and Thursday, 10 June phone line work may impact calls from external numbers to CM Health desk phones. The schedule is:
Wednesday, 9 June
Manukau Super Clinic
High-volume numbers (listed below) from 2100 for 10 - 30 minutes.