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Youth Primary Mental Health Brief Intervention Services for Young People aged 12-19 years

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RFx ID : 18774485
Tender Name : Youth Primary Mental Health Brief Intervention Services for Young People aged 12-19 years
Reference # :
Open Date : Thursday, 22 June 2017 5:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Close Date : Thursday, 3 August 2017 3:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Tender Type : Request for Proposals (RFP)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 85000000 - Healthcare Services
Regions:
  • Otago
  • Southland
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Dave Pyper
david.pyper@southerndhb.govt.nz
03 4769776
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  : As per instructions in RFP Document
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :
Overview

This RFP relates to the purchase of district wide YPMHBIS in primary care settings for young persons aged 12 to 19 years inclusive who have high prevalence conditions. These conditions may include, but are not limited to:
• mild to moderate anxiety;
• depression;
• AOD issues;
• co-existing conditions; and
• medically unexplained symptoms

Further requirements of service delivery are set out in the Specifications, attached with this RFP as Appendix 1. These service specifications must be used in conjunction with:
• Tier One Mental Health and Addiction Service Specifications
• Tier Two Service Specifications for Infant, Child, Adolescent and Youth, Mental Health, Alcohol And /Or Other Drugs Services – Mental Health And Addiction Services

The Service will promote the early identification of developing mental health and/or addiction issues and provide YPMHBIS based on a Stepped Care Model with interventions matched to the needs of the young person in terms of level of intensity.
All service users, regardless of their location, should have the same access to therapeutic intervention.
Service providers will demonstrate capacity and capability of the workforce and ensure there are appropriately trained primary mental health, AOD and CEP healthcare professionals for this Service.