1 May 2017

$2 million research grant on offer for Maori and Pacific youth mental health

From , 5:04 am on 1 May 2017

The Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) are seeking applications for a two million dollar Maori and Pacific youth mental health research.

HRC's Chief Executive Kath McPherson says that Maori and Pacific people in Aotearoa have higher rates of mental health issues.

The funding aims to release innovation that will really work for Maori and Pacific youth and their families.
 
Sela Jane Aholelei has more.

An illustration shows a young man caught in the grip of dark hands, illustrating mental health and suicide prevention.

Photo: RNZ / Giselle Clarkson