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Marshalled List of Amendments

Tuesday 23 June 2020

19 June 2020

Private Members’ Business

Item 4: Order Paper 30/17-22 – Tuesday 23 June 2020

 

Motion: Mental Health and Wellbeing after COVID-19

Proposed:

That this Assembly recognises the importance of prioritising mental health and wellbeing as part of the COVID-19 recovery; notes that the long-term impact of the pandemic on working practices, everyday social interaction and hospital or care home visiting will present new and substantive challenges to individual mental wellbeing, especially among the most vulnerable; stresses, therefore, the need for refreshed and reformed mental health and wellbeing service provision that is fit for purpose; further notes, to this end, the transformative role played by community and voluntary providers whose services are subject to increasing demand; and calls on the Minister of Health to outline plans to tackle COVID-19-related mental illness moving forward.

[Ms Pam Cameron]
[Mr Alex Easton]

 

The Speaker has selected the following Amendments for debate:

Amendment 1

Leave out all after ‘interaction’ and insert:

‘, individual coping strategies, and hospital or care home visiting will present new and substantive challenges to individual mental wellbeing, especially among the most vulnerable; stresses, therefore, the need for refreshed and reformed mental health and wellbeing service provision that recognises the structural barriers to addressing a dual diagnosis of mental illness and an addiction; further notes, to this end, the transformative role played by community and voluntary providers whose services are subject to increasing demand; and calls on the Minister of Health to outline plans to tackle mental health problems, mental illness and addictions related to COVID-19 moving forward.’

[Ms Órlaithi Flynn]
[Mr Pat Sheehan]
[Mr Philip McGuigan]
[Mr Colm Gildernew]

 

Amendment 2

At end insert:

‘; and further calls on the Executive to support a cross-cutting and outcomes based approach to providing the funding and resources needed to maximise the Health and Social Care and the community and voluntary sectors’ capacity to contribute to addressing poor mental health and promoting wellbeing.’

[Mr Mike Nesbitt]
[Mr Robbie Butler]

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