Co-existing problems (CEP) diagnosis information in Programme for the Integration of Mental Health Data (PRIMHD)

Publication date: 14 June 2016

Services that are aware of the needs of tāngata whai ora accessing their services, can plan workforce development activities and service design to better address those needs. Consistent and accurate entry of appropriate diagnostic information into the Programme for the Integration of Mental Health Data (PRIMHD) informs this awareness.

The purpose of this guide is to:

  • highlight the importance of collecting all mental health and addiction diagnoses in PRIMHD
  • highlight how use of diagnostic information can contribute to the development of CEP responsive and capable mental health and addiction services.

This guide replaces the publication Using information to support mental health and addiction services' responsiveness to co-existing problems produced in May 2013.