The Government today outlined its response to the Mental Health and Addiction Inquiry, saying it will accept or consider 38 of the 40 recommendations.
Emergency departments are struggling to keep up with the increasing demand for urgent mental health care.
Tertiary students in the greater Wellington region are pleased to see the expansion of Piki, a free youth mental health support pilot.
A spate of killings that occurred over a 15-month period in Wellington are being investigated by a coroner.
Marchers for teen suicide awareness in Wellington this morning pushed through the barriers set up at Parliament to place photos of their loved ones at the top of the steps.
The practicalities of what will change, and how, are no closer to being answered than before the Mental Health and Addiction inquiry panel was convened, says Lyndon Keene.
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.
Mental health professionals with a Muslim background are likely to be in short supply and high demand over the coming weeks.