Story: Health advocacy and self-help

Mary O'Hagan

Mary O'Hagan

Mary O'Hagan is a well known spokeswoman for people with mental-health issues. She was the co-founder of the Aotearoa Network of Psychiatric Survivors, and a mental health commissioner from 2002 to 2007. After that she worked as an international consultant.

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Rosemary Du Plessis and Anne Scott, 'Health advocacy and self-help - Mental-health and addiction organisations', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 12 August 2022)

Story by Rosemary Du Plessis and Anne Scott, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 17 Jul 2018