MOH Publications

This is a concise guide of mental health publications available from the Ministry of Health sorted into chronological order. Hover over links for summaries. Ctrl-F can be used to search for a word in the titles (e.g. ‘report’ or ‘seclusion’ etc). Please check the Ministry’s website for very recent additions which might not be listed here.

 

Transition Planning Guidelines for Infant, Child and Adolescent Mental Health / Alcohol and Other Drugs Services 2014 Published 29 May 2014

Like Minds, Like Mine National Plan 2014-2019 Published 29 May 2014

New Zealand Practice Guidelines for Opioid Substitution Treatment 2014 Published 11 April 2014

Suicide Facts: Deaths and intentional self-harm hospitalisations 2011 Published 27 January 2014

New Zealand Health Survey: Annual update of key findings 2012/13 Published 12 December 2013

Office of the Director of Mental Health: Annual Report 2012 Published 11 November 2013

Medicines Management Guide for Community Residential and Facility-based Services – Disability, Mental Health and Addiction Published 15 October 2013

Value for Money Review of the National Depression Initiative programme Published 04 October 2013

New Zealand Suicide Prevention Action Plan 2013–2016 Published 27 May 2013

Prescribing Controlled Drugs in Addiction Treatment Published 14 May 2013

Mental Health and Addiction: Service use 2009/10 Published 13 February 2013

Rising to the Challenge: The Mental Health and Addiction Service Development Plan 2012–2017 Published 13 December 2012

The Health of New Zealand Adults 2011/12 Published 12 December 2012

Guidelines to the Mental Health (Compulsory Assessment and Treatment) Act 1992 Published 01 November 2012

Guidelines for the Role and Function of Directors of Area Mental Health Services Published 01 November 2012

Guidelines for the Role and Function of Duly Authorised Officers Published 01 November 2012

Office of the Director of Mental Health: Annual Report 2011 Published 28 September 2012

Emergency department self-harm presentations clinical audit tool Published 30 August 2012

Guidelines for the safe transport of special patients and special care recipients in the care of Regional Forensic Mental Health Services Published 02 July 2012

Mental Health and Addiction Factsheet, 2009/10 Published 14 May 2012

Mental Health Outcomes Factsheet, 2009/10 Published 14 May 2012

Guidelines for the Role and Function of District Inspectors  Published 23 February 2012

Healthy Beginnings: Developing perinatal and infant mental health services in New Zealand Published 20 January 2012

Youth Forensic Services Development 21 December 2011

Suicide Prevention Action Plan 2008 – 2012: Second Progress Report 21 December 2011

Health literacy and medication safety: environmental scan of tools, resources, systems, repositories, processes and personnel 01 December 2011

Office of the Director of Mental Health: Annual Report 2010 01 October 2011

Vote Health: Report in relation to selected non-departmental appropriations for the year ended 30 June 2011 01 October 2011

Suicide Facts: Deaths and intentional self-harm hospitalisations 2008 01 December 2010

Office of the Director of Mental Health: Annual Report 2009 01 October 2010

Mental Health: Service use in New Zealand, 2007/08 01 September 2010

Te Ariari o te Oranga: the Assessment and Management of People with Co-existing Mental Health and Substance Use Problems April 2010

Service Delivery for People with Co-existing Mental Health and Addiction Problems – Integrated Solutions 2010 April 2010

What Happens to Your Mental Health and Addiction Information? 01 April 2010

Lets get real: Implementation plan 01 March 2010

After a suicide: Practical information for people bereaved by suicide 01 March 2010

Seclusion under the Mental Health (Compulsory Assessment and Treatment) Act 1992 February 2010

Evaluation of Youth One Stop Shops 01 December 2009

Coping with Financial Stress: Looking after yourself and your family/whānau during tough economic times 01 October 2009

New Zealand Suicide Prevention Action Plan 2008-2012 Report on Progress: Year One 01 September 2009

Office of the Director of Mental Health – Annual Report 2008 01 September 2009

Intentional Self-harm Hospitalisations 2007 (provisional) 01 August 2009

Suicide Facts: Deaths and Intentional Self-harm Hospitalisations 2006 01 December 2008

Mental Health: Service Use in New Zealand 2005 01 November 2008

Health and Independence Report 2008 01 November 2008

Health Targets: Moving towards healthier futures, 2007/08: The results (amended 17 Oct) 17 October 2008

Health Targets – Moving towards healthier futures, 2007/08: The results 01 October 2008

An examination of the outcome of the resettlement of residents from the Kimberley Centre 01 September 2008

A Portrait of Health: Key results of the 2006/07 New Zealand Health Survey 04 June 2008

New Zealand Suicide Prevention Action Plan 2008-2012 01 March 2008

Victim Notification Guidelines for Directors of Area Mental Health Services and DHB Victim Notification Co-ordinator 23 November 2007 (Duplicate of the item below?)

Victim notification guidelines for Directors of Area Mental Health Services and DHB victim notification co-ordinators November 2007 (Duplicate of the item above?)

Like Minds, Like Mine National Plan 2007-2013 01 November 2007

Suicide Facts: 2005–2006 data 01 November 2007

Health and Independence Report 2007 01 October 2007

National Health Emergency Plan: Planning for Individual and Community Recovery in an Emergency Event 01 September 2007

Te Rau Hinengaro: The New Zealand Mental Health Survey 01 September 2006

Te Rau Hinengaro: The New Zealand Mental Health Survey: Summary 01 September 2006

New Zealand Suicide Prevention Strategy 2006-2016 01 June 2006

Tauawhitia te Wero: Embracing the Challenge: National mental health and addiction workforce development plan 2006-2009 01 December 2005

Social Explanations for Suicide in New Zealand 01 December 2005

The Cost of Suicide to Society 01 December 2005

Problem Gambling Intervention Services in New Zealand: National statistics 2004 01 October 2005

Working Together 01 June 2005

Suicide Prevention in New Zealand – A contemporary perspective: Social explanations for suicide in New Zealand 01 May 2005

Suicide Prevention: A review of evidence of risk and protective factors, and points of effective intervention 01 May 2005

Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) 01 March 2005

Guideline for Specialist Health Services for Older People 01 September 2004

You Have Rights 01 September 2004

Guidelines for Primary Care Providers: Detection and Management of Young People at Risk of Suicide 01 June 2004

Support for those affected by a suicide attempt: literature review 01 April 2004

Suicide and the Media: A study of the media response 01 April 2004

Support for those affected by a suicide attempt: stakeholder consultation 01 April 2004

Support for those affected by a suicide attempt – resource identification 01 April 2004

Support for those affected by a suicide attempt: review of culturally-focused literature 01 April 2004

Support for those bereaved by suicide: literature review 01 February 2004

Report of Research Findings: Support for Families, Whānau and Significant Others Bereaved by Suicide 01 February 2004

Support for those bereaved by suicide: review of culturally-focused literature 01 February 2004

Support for those bereaved by suicide: resource identification 01 February 2004

Guidelines for district inspectors appointed under the Mental Health (compulsory Assessment and Treatment) Act 1992 September 2003

Criteria for the Design and Refurbishment of Psychiatric Acute and Intensive Care Facilities 01 July 2002

Building on Strengths: A Guide for Action: A New Approach to Promoting Mental Health in New Zealand/Aotearoa 01 July 2001

New Zealand Guidelines for the Assessment and Treatment of Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder 01 July 2001

Guidelines for the Role and Function of Duly Authorised Officers under the Mental Health (Compulsory Assessment and Treatment) Act 1992 1 April 2000

Guidelines for the Role and Function of Directors of Area Mental Health Services April 2000

Guidelines for Medical Practitioners Using Sections 110 and 110A of the Mental Health (Compulsory Assessment and Treatment) Act 1992 April 2000

Suicide and the Media: The reporting and portrayal of suicide in the media 01 September 1999

Guidelines for clinical risk assessment and management in mental health services July 1998

• Guidelines for the Assessment and Treatment of Pathological Gambling. June 1996. (Book, not online)

Guidelines for Prescribing Psychotropic Drugs February 1996

Guidelines for Reporting and Review of Incidents in Mental Health Services December 1995

Night Safety Procedures June 1995

A Guide to effective Consumer Participation in Mental Health Services April 1995

• Guidelines for Reducing Violence in Mental Health Services, February 1994 (Book only, not available online)

Guidelines on the Management of Suicidal Patients July 1993

Guidelines for Discharge Planning for People with Mental Illness July 1993

Procedural Guidelines for Physical Restraint June 1993

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