Government Inaction on Mental Health Reform w/ Shaun Robinson
Government Inaction on Mental Health Reform w/ Shaun RobinsonGovernment Inaction on Mental Health Reform w/ Shaun Robinson
Two years after the publication of He Ara Oranga, the national inquiry into mental health and addictions, community groups, healthcare providers, and those interfacing with services report little material change. Report after report and headline after headline lamenting New Zealand's provision of mental health care raises the question of whether more should be done about the issue beyond just talking about it.
Hanna speaks to Mental Health Foundation CEO Shaun Robinson about He Ara Oranga, the government's progress (or lack thereof) on its recommendations, and what action should be taken instead.