A quarter of all New Zealanders struggle with their mental health at some stage in their lives, and early intervention can have a significant impact on recovery. Mental Health in Primary Care: A Resource for New Zealand Health Professionals increases understanding of mental health and how to respond to mental distress, providing the tools needed to make a difference when working with tāngata whaiora (people seeking wellness) in primary health settings.
A Handbook for New Zealand Health Professionals is a guide to pharmacotherapy and psychotropic medications currently used in mental health and addictions practice. This handbook features up-to-date information on psychotropic medications, including adverse effects, interactions, clinical alerts and PRN administration, and is presented in an easy-to-use format. This is a vital resource not only for those working in the fields of mental health and addictions, but for all health professionals working in primary, secondary and tertiary settings.