As New Zealand prepares for next month’s Mental Health Awareness Week a survey has been released confirming that Kiwis agree they feel better for spending time in nature.
The granddaddy of addiction practice Doug Sellman and a collaborative Northland project to reduce meth harm were major winners at the recent addiction practice awards.
LifeKeepers Supreme Award winner Brian Lowe discusses the challenges of working in the field of suicide preventon and how everyone can help make a difference. By Soumya Bhamidipati
Rotorua is hosting those involved in New Zealand's frontline against addiction from today.
Staff working at an overcrowded mental health unit at Whanganui Hospital have been head-butted, spat at, punched, received death threats and there's been one sexual assault.
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.