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For more information about the Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction go to https://www.mentalhealth.inquiry.govt.nz/
If you'd like to support the open submission to the Inquiry by psychotherapist Kyle McDonald asking for free counselling to all
who need it you can sign at www.freecounselling.nz.
To support ActionStation and PeerZone's open submission calling for open access to a comprehensive range of services so that no-one who seeks help is turned away and everyone is offered more than medication, go to: https://our.actionstation.org.nz/p/wellbeingmanifesto