Rising to the Challenge: The Mental Health and Addiction Service Development Plan 2012–2017

Published online: 
13 December 2012
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Summary

Rising to the Challenge: The Mental Health and Addiction Service Development Plan 2012–2017 (the Plan) provides a strong vision to guide the mental health and addiction sector, as well as clear direction to planners, funders and providers of mental health and addiction services on Government priority areas for service development over the next five years. 

The Plan focuses on four key areas:

  • making better use of resources
  • improving integration bewteen primary and secondary services
  • cementing and building on gains for people with high needs
  • delivering increased access for all age groups (with a focus on infants, children and youth, older people and adults with common mental health and addiction disorders such as anxiety and depression.

Publishing information

  • Date of publication:
    13 December 2012
    ISBN:
    978-0-478-40230-8 (print), 978-0-478-40231-5 (online)
    HP number:
    5604
    Citation:
    Ministry of Health. Rising to the Challenge: The Mental Health and Addiction Service Development Plan 2012-2017. Wellington: Ministry of Health.
    Ordering information:
    Hard copy available to be ordered, also soft copy available to download