The positive influence of te reo Māori on mental health and wellbeing is being highlighted during Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori: Māori Language Week – along with the need for more mental health resourcing.
New Zealand's latest "upsetting" suicide statistics underscore the Government's efforts to confront the issue, Health Minister David Clark says.
A glossary that updated and created new words in te reo for the mental health, addictions and disability sectors has won its creators a special Australasian award.
The country's highest-profile suicide prevention helpline is missing one in four phone calls because of a funding shortage.
The tragic spike in synthetic drug deaths this year was being remembered across the country today to mark International Overdose Awareness Day.
From the way you move and sleep, to how you interact with people around you, depression changes just about everything.
I see my psychologist regularly. I have a history of anxiety and depression. I'm the one-in-six New Zealand adults who has been diagnosed with a "common mental disorder" at some point in their lives.