Projects tagged with Drugs & Alcohol and Siblings
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Topics: Evaluation, Productivity, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Local Government, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Mental Health, Innovation
The past three decades have been a period of increasing investment and significant improvement in mental health and addiction (MH&A) services in order to better support the recovery of people with serious mental health and addiction problems, and their family/whānau in the community. In recent years,...
Topics: Research, Social Services, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Mental Health
The vision of the Mental Health Commission (MHC) is to improve mental health and wellbeing for all New Zealanders, with a focus on the overall response of society to wellbeing and on the services for people experiencing mental illness. This National Indicators report is an updated version of the first National...
Topics: Evaluation, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Social Services, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Mental Health, Innovation
This brief review has been undertaken to support the Ministry of Health and Mental Health Commission in developing the Service Development Plan over 20011/12. The objectives of the review are to explore: a summary of evaluations of New Zealand examples of innovative services an...
Topics: Literature review, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Mental Health, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Language
In its Statement of Intent 2009-2012 the Mental Health Commission (the Commission) identified that one of its 2009/10 projects would be to develop a „DHB Recovery Report Card‟. In the first year views of services user, family and professional groups were to be incorporated into the development of a recovery report card. The card...
Topics: Research, Crime & Safety, Relationships, Policy, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Mental Health, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Socio-economic status, Sport & Recreation, Culture, Discrimination
Discrimination is one of the biggest barriers to recovery for people with experience of mental illness or addiction. British and New Zealand research has shown that people with experience of mental illness report discrimination in all aspects of their lives, from employment and housing to discrimination from friends, family and...
Topics: Evaluation, Social Services, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Mental Health, Children, Youth, Quality of Life
The purpose of this report is to examine the need for mental health and addiction services among children and youth and to assess how well their needs are currently being met. Mental health problems, substance use and self-harm are common among young people. Many mental disorders begin in adolescence, and disorders are more...
Topics: Research, Social Services, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Mental Health, Quality of Life
In the current difficult economic environment, all government entities are being asked to be more prudent and innovative. In health, our goal is to find solutions that are better, sooner and more convenient. It is in this spirit that I am pleased to present this report, National Indicators 2011. Good decisions...
Topics: Evaluation, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Drugs & Alcohol, Mental Health, Innovation
One of the functions of the Mental Health Commission as listed in the Mental Health Commission Amendment Act 2007 is to monitor and report to the Minister of Health on the implementation of the national mental health strategy.Key to the implementation of the strategy are the funding mechanisms for services. This report reviews...
Topics: Research, Peer Support, Families & Whānau, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Local Government, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Mental Health
This project is a stocktake of the family advisor positions. It was undertaken in an endeavour to form a view as to the efficacy of the family advisory positions and to look at what needs to happen in order to strengthen the role (If indeed it proved to be a valuable one).
This study is a research evaluation of the regional approaches to mental health, with a view to assessing the actual contributions to date, other possible models of regional approaches, and the potential benefits that could be expected from these. A wide range of health sector representatives were interviewed to gain a sector...
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