National Documents of Interest

Integenerational TraumaIntergenerational disadvantage: why maternal mental health matters
Low, F., Gluckman, P., & Poulton, R. (2021, May). Koi Tū: The Centre for Informed Futures, University of Auckland.

This paper analyses research linking a mother's prenatal mental health to the child's brain development, and shows how this ties into the problem of intergenerational disadvantage in New Zealand.

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C PovertyChild poverty in New Zealand
Perry, N. (2021, June). Ministry of Social Development.

This report is a resource to inform policy development and public discussion in relation to the material wellbeing of children and the households in which they live.   

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MoH ResearchMinistry of Health Stakeholder engagement: Long-term pathway to mental wellbeing 
SIL Research, & Ministry of Health. (2021, June). Ministry of Health. 

To avoid having two national plans focused on mental wellbeing, the Ministry of Health has progressed the initial plan detailed in Kia Kaha, Kia Māia, Kia Ora Aotearoa with a view of expanding the strategic direction to guide longer-term transformation. 



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