This section provides information about the Ministry's work in the areas of mental health and addictions, including depression and suicide prevention.
- 5 July 2019: Christchurch mosque attacks: National plan to 15 March 2020
- June 2019: Mental Health and Addiction update
Budget 2019 has a major focus on new mental health, wellbeing and addiction initiatives. To find out more see Budget 2019: Mental health, wellbeing and addiction initiatives.
The Ministry of Heath welcomes the Government’s response to He Ara Oranga, the report of the independent Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction.
We have a stewardship role to transform New Zealand’s mental health and addiction system into one that puts people at the centre.