We champion the mental health and addiction community sector in Aotearoa New Zealand

as a positive place for people living with mental health and addiction needs to be supported to live, learn, and work.

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What we do

We work with non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and community services that provide support to people and their whānau who are directly impacted by mental health and addiction.

How we work

leading change

He ārahi ki te haeata o te āpōpō – Leading for a bright future

strategic partnership

E tū ngātahi ana tatou – We are in this together

supporting community

He rāngai āhei, pakari, toitū – A capable, strong, and sustainable sector

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Watch now! Mental health & addiction 2023 election debate

Platform hosted the mental health and addiction 2023 election debate on the evening of Monday August 28th, 2023 in Wellington. Our panel of politicians discussed the most pressing issues and shared their insights on how we can improve mental health and addiction outcomes in our communities. 

Watch the recording here now!

What we’re working on

Platform Impact Report 2022-2023

Platform's Impact Report 2022-2023 captures some of the work we have done over the past year and the benefits of…

Cross-party Under One Umbrella report

Released in September 2023 by the Mental Health and Addiction Wellbeing Cross-party Group.

Our members

Access best-practice, quality improvement templates

The policy library contains policy and procedure templates that you can download, use as they are, or modify to suit your organisation's needs. They cover the areas of consumer rights, organisational management, service continuum, and more.

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