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Latest media releases from the PSA. Government response to mental health and addiction inquiry brings hope
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Government response to mental health and addiction inquiry brings hope

The PSA has welcomed the long awaited Government response to ‘He Ara Oranga - Government Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction’ coupled with the ‘Budget 2019: Mental Health, Wellbeing and Addiction initiatives’ as an encouraging approach to transforming New Zealand’s mental health and addiction...

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Latest media releases from the PSA. Workforce needs highlighted by PSA Mental Health & Addiction Committee
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Workforce needs highlighted by PSA Mental Health & Addiction Committee

Members of the PSA Mental Health & Addiction Committee from around New Zealand have been meeting in Wellington today to review PSA members’ feedback about recommendations for change in the Mental Health and Addiction Inquiry report delivered to Government in November.

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Rise in suicide figures reaffirms need for system-wide change

The Government must act quickly and decisively to address New Zealand’s growing suicide crisis, the PSA says.

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