Welcome to Platform Trust
Platform champions community organisations that support New Zealanders by providing a wide range of mental health and addiction services across the country and creating a positive place for people experiencing mental health and addiction issues to live and work.
On Track is the sector’s response to implementing the changes proposed in the Ministry of Health’s Rising to the Challenge and Blueprint II strategies. It aims to provide a robust evidence base to direct the system change required to better meet the needs of New Zealanders experiencing mental illness and addiction.
NZ Navigator is a free online tool to allow organisations to self-assess their current status on the core functions of an effective organisation.
Platform supports the Equally Well movement promoting the need for equitable physical health outcomes for people experiencing mental illness and addiction.
In 2000, Wellington-based mental health services, Wellink, MASH, Pathways and Te Roopu Whakapakari Ora, came together to look at ways of working together effectively. Each organisation had been working on key areas, such as employment, housing, participation... View more member organisations
Dr Barbara Disley - Trustee
Barbara has extensive leadership and management experience leading large teams within the education and health sectors. She has held a number of senior public positions including Chief Executive of the Mental Health Foundation. In 1996 she was the inaugural... View more trust board members