Presenter: Sam Rodney-Hudson - Director of Programmes and Partnerships at Melon Health
Sam Rodney-Hudson is a registered mental health nurse and works as the Director of Programmes and Partnerships as well as Mental Health Lead at Melon Health. Sam has over 20 years experience in acute mental health settings and GP clinics. For the past 5 years, Sam has worked with the Melon team to develop digital self-management programmes, for emotional wellness and chronic conditions.
Melon is a digital health company based in Wellington. Founded in 2012, Melon provides supported self-management programmes in the form of peer support, self-awareness and reflection, education and resources and coaching. Melon’s programmes are available through participating primary and secondary care providers. Melon created the Melon Manual specifically to support young people in Aotearoa. The manual has downloadable worksheets and images, alongside videos from a youth counsellor and personal stories from rangatahi.