Requested by: APEX Union | Response provided: 16/12/2020
Category: Mental Health

I write in response to your Official Information Act request received by us 18th November 2020, you requested the following information:

For Maori and, separately, non-Maori, referred to mental health and addiction services at the DHB between 1 July, 2019 and 30 June, 2020:

1. referral numbers for each service, e.g., child/adolescence/adult/older adult.

2. what psychiatric diagnoses did these people present with? Please provide numbers of people per diagnosis, e.g., deferred diagnosis – 100; schizophrenia – 100.

3. How many of those in point 1 and 2 were engaged with a psychologist for psychological assessment/treatment or both?

4. How many were prescribed medication?

a. Of this number, how many were prescribed anti-psychotic medication?



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