New Zealand Labour Party

Mental Health

Primary Mental Health Teams

Labour will make it easier for those in our community with mental health problems to get the help they need by increasing resources for frontline health workers.

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Youth Mental Health

Labour will extend School Based Health Services to all public secondary schools so all schools have a comprehensive youth health service. 

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Better mental health care for Canterbury kids

Labour will provide eighty health professionals to provide mental health services in primary and intermediate schools in Christchurch and other earthquake-affected parts of Canterbury, including Kaikōura, for an initial three years.

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Mental Health Review

In Labour's first 100 days, we will initiate a review of mental health and addiction services to identify gaps in services.