Training for lay people to identify mental health issues early

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Training for lay people to identify mental health issues early

Mental health and addiction, Robyn Shearer: responsible for overseeing activities and functions for mental health and addictions services, and leading the response to the Government Inquiry into Mental Health and Addictions. Started: 28 January.
Ministry of Health deputy director–general mental health and addiction Robyn Shearer says the extra community-based training places will help identify problems before they become serious
They are part of the Government’s “record investment” in free mental health services aimed at tackling problems before they worsen Two-thirds of

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I am not going to be referring anyone to a "Health Coach" or HIP with one day's training earning more than I do.  Daftest idea yet from David. We want better support for training and funding Clinical Psychologists (usually a four year course) and outcome based Cognitive Behaviour Therapists.

I have long ago given up on expecting any realistic recognition of the unpaid hours GPs put into helping our patients with mental health issues.