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Co-existing problems

Integrated care for co-existing mental health and addiction issues

Te Pou supports the development of person-centred, wellbeing oriented integrated care for co-existing mental health and addiction issues (CEP).

The aim of integrated care is to ensure that ‘any door is the right door' for tāngata whai ora with co-existing mental health and addiction issues wherever they make contact with a service.

Co-existing problems training

A range of specific resources and material are available to support the process of raising awareness and skills to work with co-existing issues, such as e-learning modules and online assessment tool - Real Skills.

Guiding documents for co-existing problems

There are two guiding documents for the development of CEP responsive mental health and addiction services in New Zealand.

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Te Pou has a wide range of evidence-based resources and tools to help the mental health, addiction and disability workforces.

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Our work

Te Pou works alongside mental health and addiction services, and disability organisations to understand their priorities and workforce challenges.

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