Mental health and addiction

We’re working to transform New Zealand’s mental health and addiction system.

Video: As part of Mental Health Awarenesss Week 2020, Robyn Shearer, Deputy Director-General, Mental Health and Addiction, talks about our mental health and wellbeing response to COVID-19.

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Mental Health Quarter One 2020 Progress Update

The year in review: Quarter 1 update
The Mental Health and Addiction Quarter One Progress Update outlines the progress made by the Ministry of Health in the first quarter of 2020 of delivering to He Ara Oranga.  

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