Hearing the voices of “stressed” and “overburdened” mental health workers is ‘”very important” to the Mental Health and Addictions Inquiry, says inquiry chair Ron Paterson.
By award-winning New Zealand author Craig Phillips, Aroha's Way is anticipated to be an important contribution to mental health literature. Here, publisher Bex Lipp talks about the journey that led to the book's creation.
There is an over-emphasis on talking therapies at the cost of ‘doing’ therapies in mental health, argue the country’s occupational therapists. Health Central find out more to mark World Occupational Therapy Day.
A free programme aimed at equipping school children with tools to navigate life’s ups and downs will soon be available to any primary or intermediate school in New Zealand. Southern Cross, New Zealand’s leading independent...
The Whanganui District Health Board has reduced waiting times for young people trying to access its mental health services.
Mental health ‘first aid’ training in how to cope with people having a panic attack or showing signs of depression has just been launched by St John.
A new training programme being piloted by Lifeline and Lion NZ is looking to reduce suicide rates by providing businesses with better support systems.